Translator Salary in the UK

£24,300
per year
per month
£1,670
per month
per year

Translator - Average Salary

The average salary for a Translator is £24,300 gross per year (£1,670 net per month), which is £5,300 (-18%) lower than the UK's national average salary.
A Translator can expect an average starting salary of £17,500. The highest salaries can exceed £50,000.
£17,500
Low
£24,300
Average salary
£50,000
High
£1,300
Low
£1,670
Average salary
£3,130
High

Translator Salary Range

Low
£17,500
Average salary
£24,300
Experienced
£38,200
High
£50,000
Low
£1,300
Average salary
£1,670
Experienced
£2,460
High
£3,130
Among translators, Entry-Level Translators have the lowest salaries, while Highly Experienced Translators tend to have the highest salaries.

Translator - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Experienced Translator£38K/year
+57% 
Chinese Translator£27K/year
+9% 
Farsi Translator£26K/year
+7% 
Japanese Translator£26K/year
+6% 
Arabic Translator£26K/year
+6% 
Freelance Translator£26K/year
+5% 
Spanish Translator£25K/year
+2% 
German Translator£25K/year
+2% 
French Language Translator£25K/year
+1% 
Book Translator£24K/year
 -1%
Part Time Translator£18K/year
 -26%
Entry-Level Translator£18K/year
 -28%

Translator - Pay by Experience Level

A Translator with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £17,500 gross per year. A mid career Translator with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £23,900, while an experienced Translator with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £38,200. Translators with more than 20 years of experience earn £44,200 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Translator

Late Career▲ +82%
Experienced▲ +57%
Average Salary£24,300/year
Mid Career▼ -2%
No Experience▼ -28%

Gender Breakdown

Female
64%
Male
36%

Translator - Jobs by Location

Translator - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Translator jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Translator

How much does a Translator make in the UK?
A Translator in the UK earns an average of £24,300 gross per year, which is about £1,670 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Translator updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Translator in the UK?
The starting salary of a Translator in the UK is around £17,500 gross per year. Entry-Level Translators usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Translator in the UK?
The highest salary of a Translator in the UK can reach and exceed £50,000 gross per year. Highly Experienced Translators usually have the highest salaries.
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