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English translation: See private message--answer this in a public forum. Sorry!

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13:12 Sep 29, 2000
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: current rates
I am just starting out as a freelance translator and I need to know what the current charge rates are. Can anyone provide me with up-to-date information?
sarah bonner
Local time: 04:23
English translation:See private message--answer this in a public forum. Sorry!
Explanation:
Hi Sarah,

I am going to write to you privately: I don't want ProZ to get caught in a squeeze over whether or not it is putting itself in the position of price fixing. While individuals can communicate among one another about *usual* prices, the same does not apply to businesses and institutions, who are likely to get into trouble, at least in the U.S.

However, I am pasting a link, below, for the results on a survey of translators that was done several years ago, and that is posted on an individual's Web site.

I hope your new career as a translator goes well, and that you find ProZ helpful as you get going.

Best regards,

Yolanda Broad
ProZ Moderator, French to English
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Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 23:23
Grading comment
Thanks Yolanda for your swift and very helpful reply. ProZ.com is an excellent site, especialy for budding translators like me.....Keep up the good work!
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See private message--answer this in a public forum. Sorry!


Explanation:
Hi Sarah,

I am going to write to you privately: I don't want ProZ to get caught in a squeeze over whether or not it is putting itself in the position of price fixing. While individuals can communicate among one another about *usual* prices, the same does not apply to businesses and institutions, who are likely to get into trouble, at least in the U.S.

However, I am pasting a link, below, for the results on a survey of translators that was done several years ago, and that is posted on an individual's Web site.

I hope your new career as a translator goes well, and that you find ProZ helpful as you get going.

Best regards,

Yolanda Broad
ProZ Moderator, French to English


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Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 23:23
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1551
Grading comment
Thanks Yolanda for your swift and very helpful reply. ProZ.com is an excellent site, especialy for budding translators like me.....Keep up the good work!
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