One portion of work at home jobs I’ve not really covered is translation. There are companies out there that will pay you to translate to all kinds of different languages. Today I’ve put together a list of 19 different work at home translator jobs that are scam free.
If you’re not familiar with translator work, companies will pay pretty good money for someone who is bilingual and can translate/interpret well.
From what I can see it’s a pretty competitive industry, but if you have the skills you can make it on with one of the translation companies below!
Lets go ahead and begin, here are 19 translation sites that you may be interested in.
19 Translation Sites That Hire Translators & Interpreters
Is a site that hires translators. The requirements are pretty strict and they’re looking for people who have degrees in the translation field. The work mainly consists of translating educational papers and documents. They currently only have a few positions open, and they’re both in Chinese to English.
They do say that openings change frequently so it’s a good place to check often. Pay is based primarily on length of document and difficulty.
A site perfect for beginners. As long as you can pass the translation tests you’re accepted. Type of files vary, but most are short emails or conversations. The pay rate is $.03 per word for standard members.
They offer room for promotion if you put out quality work. This unlocks more jobs and higher pay rate.
They make payments via PayPal and this is open anywhere you can open a PayPal account.
This company is looking for US based workers who have at least 2 years of experience. Now they say they show priority to applicants that are certified, but it’s not a requirement.
I can’t find much information, but looks like you’ll need to submit an application with a resume attached. They will contact you with more details if they’re interested.
A company that hires a variety of different positions Worldwide, sometimes they have openings in the translation field. They will not hire beginners, so experience is a must.
They don’t disclose the exact rate of pay on this job, but some other positions on their site have rates and they’re pretty competitive. They pay by Direct Deposit every week.
Hires translators along with transcribers. Occasionally has openings for translators.
Very flexible schedule, you can log on at anytime and work.
Payments made quick and easy by PayPal.
A bit different than most of the sites on this list. This is basically a freelance site that only has translation jobs on it. When you join you’ll see a full list of jobs. You as a freelancer will bid on jobs.
If you get a job you’ll complete the work inside of the Translator Town’s software and be paid upon completion.
As you can expect, there’s no hourly rate with this site. Payment is by job and price can vary based on length, difficulty, and other freelancers low balling bids.
Hires translators in different languages, but also offers sign language and face to face, which makes it a bit different than other sites on this list. They’re not always hiring, but they have a full list of openings on their website.
They say that they require at least 3 years of experience and being certified is a major advantage, but not a requirement.
Now Proz doesn’t actually offer any translation jobs, but they are a marketplace for finding great job leads. I recommend checking them out if you’re interested in translation work.
Along with job leads they have a ton of training that can help you gain experience in the field.
A company that hires transcribers and translators. Offers jobs in about 15 different languages to English. They do require you to have at least 3 years experience in the field.
Application process starts with sending your resume to an email they provide. Pay Rate is not disclosed, but from forums they say it’s competitive.
Another site that hires transcribers and translators, but combines it into one job. You’ll need to be able to translate and transcribe at the same time, which sounds pretty hard to me.
The average pay rate is $2.80 per audio minute transcribed. There are other tasks that can be preformed that raise the payment, along with difficulty.
Hires translators and proofreaders world wide. Requires you to have 2-5 years of experience, a college degree, and a certification in your country.
No information on pay, but based on the requirements I’d say it’s industry to above industry standard.
A company that hires translators in 150 different countries. They have a huge list of languages, looks like over 100 that they have work in.
After applying you’ll need to complete the training. Only the top applicants will get accepted.
Payments are twice a month via PayPal.
A bit different than most jobs on this list, and it’s actually an interpreter job. Basically you’ll be listening to 3 way phone calls and be translating/interpreting the conversation for both parties.
You will need a headset and dedicated phone line.
No information on how much they pay, but all feedback seems to be positive.
Is a company that hires a bunch of different WAH positions, and also has translation jobs from time to time. They don’t give out much information about the position, but it does look like it’s a fair pay rate and open worldwide to first language English speakers.
This company hires interpreters on a contract basis. Requirements are fluent in two languages, at least a two year degree in interpretation, experience, and professional certification.
Offers a very flexible schedule where you can set your own hours and work where and when you want.
Some of you may have heard of LionBridge, known for search engine evaluator jobs, but they also hire translators from time to time.
Has a short 5-15 application process that includes past experience, your skills, and a short test.
Has some strict qualifications. Since you’ll mainly be doing technical translation, they require you have a degree in the field or at least some background information on the subject.
No information on pay, but based on the expertise needed I’d say it’s way above industry standard.
Company hires various positions, but also hires freelance translators and interpreters. Must be fluent in two languages and have a high school diploma.
You’ll need to pass a few tests in the languages that you provide.
Hires translators around the world in a ton of different languages. Also hires in other positions such as language tutors.
Large company with a very good reputation and positive feedback from current workers.
There you have it, 19 different scam free work at home translator jobs. To be honest I haven’t fully researched every company and soon I’ll most likely have a link to a full review of each company. But I’m confident they’re all scam free and legit.
Translation work is a pretty targeted job, since you have to be bilingual, but there’s still a ton of competition and it’s not easy to get a job. For this reason I always recommend checking out my #1 recommendation. It’s not a job where you’ll be hired by a company, but it’s a good way to build something for yourself and earn a living as your own boss from home.
Hopefully you enjoyed this list of sites to get translation work. Have you worked for any of these companies? Know of other translator jobs hiring? I’d love to hear more about your experiences in the comments.