Poll on translators' income on SFT website (French)
Thread poster: Sabine Schlottky

Sabine Schlottky  Identity Verified
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Feb 10, 2010

Dear colleagues,

The French translators' association SFT is conducting a very detailed poll on how much translators earn. The more participants, the more meaningful the results will be.

For those of you who understand French, here is the link:

http://www.obseo.com/clients/ressources/generateur/28/SFT/h28f29115a/h28f29115a.asp

And here is the SFT's homepage:

http://www.sft.fr/bienvenue.html

Cheers

Sabine


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Sheila Wilson  Identity Verified
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Thanks, Sabine Feb 10, 2010

Thanks for the link - I've completed the survey.

Tell me, what is a "traducteur expert"? I answered "no" on the basis that if I was one, I'd probably know!


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Sabine Schlottky  Identity Verified
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Traducteur Expert Feb 10, 2010

Hi Sheila,

It is a sworn translator. However, to be honest, having just installed my business in France, I have no idea what the difference is between "traducteur expert", "traducteur assermenté" and "traducteur certifié", if any.

Maybe some of the French colleagues can help to clarify.

Cheers

Sabine


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Véronique L.  Identity Verified
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Hi!

"Traducteur expert" is a short for "Traducteur expert près le tribunal/la cour de (nom de la juridiction)" or "Traducteur expert judiciaire" or... "Traducteur assermenté"

And your translation is "certifiée" or "assermentée".

Reference: http://traducteurs.experts.free.fr/faq.html#2

Hope it helps!

Véronique

A quick edit to add that "traducteur juré" is used in Belgium and Switzerland.



[Edited at 2010-02-10 19:59 GMT]


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Sabine Schlottky  Identity Verified
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Thank you Feb 10, 2010

very much, Véronique, for this explanation.

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AnneMarieG  Identity Verified
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Do participate! Feb 11, 2010

I can only encourage you to participate and to name your real (and confortable) rates and working conditions, always bearing in mind that this poll is the basis for the yearly report of SFT on 'average rates and practices' in France... i.e. there, you do not need to 'quote' with a low rate... all the contrary...

This poll is a good reference when negociating with clients for instance.

Have a good day!

Anne-Marie


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