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Translator Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$69,025 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Translator is $69,025 a year and $33 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Translator is between $50,348 and $84,546. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Translator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Translates documents and other material from one language to another.
  • Discerns and rewrites material in specified language or languages, upon reading it; abides by established rules pertaining to factors such as word meanings, sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.
Translator Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Interpreters and Translators

Job family population: 53,150

Estimated population of Translator jobs: 11,485

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Translator Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Principle Program Manager Lead
May 30
Redmond, WA, USA
Demonstrated experience in technical requirements gathering and translation of business requirements into functional specifications * Familiarity with large complex multi-component systems ...
Research SDE
Jun 4
Redmond, WA, USA
The Machine Translation team recently achieved many exciting milestones. We achieved parity with human translators in translation of Chinese-English news. We have shipped near human parity ...
Software Development Leader
Jun 14
Bellevue, WA, USA
Translational Software is looking for a dynamic software development leader to help us capitalize on several significant new opportunities for growth. We are a Software as a Service company that ...
Research Assistant - PT - Student Job
Apr 12
Bellevue, WA, USA
Translational Software is a thought leader and trusted partner with over 1 million patients served to date.
Interpreter - Spanish
Apr 29
Auburn, WA, USA
Responsible for Spanish interpretation and translation between non-English speaking patients and staff. Assist patients and staff to interact and communicate with each other. Your contribution to the ...
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