UK rates for translating / proofreading
Thread poster: Joanna M.

Joanna M.
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:33
English to Polish
+ ...
Jun 2, 2010

I have passed the DipTrans exam this year and am currently looking for translating jobs.
Could anyone please help me with rates - I have no clue what standard rates are.
I have an application form to fill in and have been asked questions referring to:
- pricing per 1000 words / per line - translating
- pricing per 1000 words / per line / per hour - proofreading
- hourly rate
- minimum charge.
I'd be very grateful for any help on these!!!
Thank you!


Astrid Elke Witte  Identity Verified
Local time: 22:33
Member (2002)
German to English
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Have a look at the rate calculator Jun 2, 2010

You will find it under the Tools menu.

The best idea would be to play around with it a bit, and try out different figures, until you begin to get the picture.


Hipyan Nopri  Identity Verified
Local time: 03:33
Member (2005)
English to Indonesian
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My Rates Jun 3, 2010

Hi Moodget,
My language pair is English to Indonesian, and my translation rates are US$0.12 per source word and US$40 per hour.

All the best



Inaki Alvarez
Local time: 22:33
English to Spanish
From my experience ES>EN>ES Jun 3, 2010

I, sometimes, outsource work mainly in the combination ES>EN and EN>ES. The translators' average rates vary from 0.08 EUR/word to 0.14 EUR/word. Their proofreading rates vary from 0.04 EUR/word to 0.06 EUR/word.

I do not know if this can be of any help to you.


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