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What do they do?

A translator is someone who takes written language and converts it into another language. The work of a translator is slightly different from that of an interpreter in that an interpreter normally works with converting sign language or speech into some other form of language. Although a bachelor’s degree is often required for the occupation, what is needed more is having proficiency in a native language and some other. The future is looking bright for the people in this industry as the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the industry to grow at a rate of 29 percent from 2012 to 2024this is higher than the national average of all other occupations. This growth spur is triggered by the increase in the number of native speaking people in the United States and the push towards globalization as a result of technological innovations. Most translators are employed by educational, technical, and scientific services. They earn on average about $21.24 per hour or $44,190 per year 

1. Company: Translate.com

To become a translator at translate.com, sign up for free and take a test. If you pass the test, you can begin to translate text when you log into the portal. Work anytime, anywhere for as long as you want. Another nice thing about working at this company is that you don’t have to bid for work because tasks are open to anyone on a first come, first serve basis. Some of the work involves translating social media posts and blog content.
Payment amount: Is fairly low, about $0.01 per word.
Payment methods: Pays via Paypal.

2. Company: Verbalize it

To start translating, sign up; take a test and undergo training and then start working. Tasks are assigned on a first come, first serve basis and once your work is approved, your account is credited.
Payment amount: Pay seems to be really low.
Payment methods: Pays via Paypal twice a month.

3. Company: Appen

An Australian based company that’s rated as one of the best companies to work for remotely. They are leaders in the translation industry in over 150 languages.
Payment amount: not disclosed but from what I can gather, you should expect to be paid from $13 - $16 per hour on a weekly basis.

4. Company: Gengo

They hire both experienced and beginner translators as long as you can pass a qualifying test. They hire both U.S and non-U.S. workers (those living outside the U.S). To work for Gengo, create an account; take the translation test, and if the reviewers approve of the results, you can sign in to the dashboard and begin to work.
Payment amount: Standard: $0.03 per word/$0.018 per character (e.g. Japanese, Chinese) and Pro: $0.08 per word/$0.048 per character
Payment method: Pays via Paypal twice a month but payment is not automatic, so you have to request a payout a week in advance, and there is a fee of $1.50 to cover transaction cost every time a payout request is made.

5. Company: Translation town

This is a freelance site so you will be bidding for translating jobs listed on the platform. This also means that you have the freedom to set your price. What you make per hour will depend on the customer’s satisfaction and how long it takes you to complete the job. However, there is a drawback in that you are not allowed to bid on translation jobs if you are a free member, so you’ll want to make sure clients find you and invite you to bid. To actually bid for jobs, you have to become a member for $75 per year. Something to think about. However, there seems to be plenty of work available in over 100 languages.

6. Company: Lionbridge

A global crowdsourcing company with employees in 26 countries. No payment amount disclosed but you could probably expect similar rates as Rev.

7. Company: Clickworker

To start working on tasks as a Clickworker, sign up; complete the profile form, and take a simple test. The tasks you are assigned to will be based on your experience level and the results of the test. All you need is a computer and reliable internet connection and you can work anywhere online.
Payment amount: Most Clickworkers earn about between $5-15 per hour, an average of about $ 10 an hour but can be more when there’s plenty of work.
Payment methods: Pays via Paypal or bank transfer.

8. Company: Rev

At Rev, you work on your own schedule and choose which tasks to work on. You are paid reliably and on time, and there is an opportunity to grow your career.
Payment amount: Earn about between $0.05- $0.07 per word translated.
Payment methods: Pays via Paypal on a weekly basis.

9. Company: Proz

Another freelance translations site. To begin, create a free account; browse the list of jobs on the board and then start bidding.

10. Company Translatorscafe

Very similar to Proz and Translator town.

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