Salary can be a strong indicator of overall career satisfaction.
After graduation, translation graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $77,782, while the bottom 20% make closer to $30,673. The median grad salary is $48,845.
Translation graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in translation is $31,172, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $46,392.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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