telephonic rates
Thread poster: AndrzejwBuffalo
AndrzejwBuffalo
United States
Local time: 18:54
English to Polish
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Nov 15, 2003

Hi all,
I recently responded to a search for telephonic interpreters. The agency (in the US) contacted me and offered .40 US cents per minute with no minimum.

I expressed my surprise, but the agent said that this is normal pay. He also said that most calls last 10-15 minutes. I find this riduculous, but maybe it is "normal".

Calls over my limit on my cell phone cost .40 !

I'd love to hear about experiences of others out there.

Thanks,
Andy Golebiowski
Buffalo, NY
USA


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Trudy Peters  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 18:54
German to English
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OTP interpreting rates Nov 15, 2003

I work for a co. that pays a little more, but cannot divulge the price or the co.

But have a look at a recent job posting:

German/Polish-English interpreters


Trudy


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Fuad Yahya  Identity Verified
Arabic
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My rate Nov 15, 2003

I charge US $1.00 per minute, 15 minutes minimum, with 1 minute increments.

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Trudy Peters  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 18:54
German to English
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To Fuad Nov 16, 2003

I assume you are talking about private/direct clients, not one of the companies that provide OTP interpreting?

Trudy


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