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Interpreting rates (EN-SP)
Thread poster: Gerardo Comino

Gerardo Comino  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:34
Member (2005)
English to Spanish
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Jul 19, 2006

Hi everybody,

I am new as Interpreter (at least not as experieced as translator) and I just need a range for an interpreter to charge... let´s say

from x to x....

the minimum and the maximum regarding English into Spanish interpretation...

Thanks a lot...

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Branka Stankovic McCarthy  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:34
English to Serbian
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Community Rates feature Jul 19, 2006

If you click on JOBS/RATES you'll be able to see the range in your language pair. Hope this helps.
There's also a neat little feature called RATE CALCULATOR under JOBS.

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Javier Herrera
Depends greatly Jul 19, 2006

Hi Gerardo,
We know there are many modes: consecutive, simultaneous, whispering, and a few others could be taken into account.
Besides, the duration has to be considered: half a day, full day, overtime...
Roughly speaking, I could say an acceptable rate for a full day of simultaneous is € 490.
Half a day is more than half the rate of a full day. An extra hour is two times what you get dividing a full day by seven.
You may contact me privately for more details.

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Edward Potter  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:34
Member (2003)
Spanish to English
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Other conditions Jul 20, 2006

What country was that in and was it a direct client or agency?

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Mohammed Abu-Risha
Local time: 21:34
Arabic to English
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Frustrating rates Aug 22, 2006

In comparison with the rates you have mentioned, I feel frustrated from in my country Jordan, wehre I work as an interpreter, the highest rate I have ever got was 150 JDs per day (8 hours). That is around US$ 200.

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