# How Long Does Translation Take Per Word?

## How is translation cost calculated?

For instance, I offer \$0.10 per word for my translation services.

Let’s assume that you have 2,300 words in the document: 2,300 * \$0.10 = \$230.

Next time when you need to calculate the cost of translation you may find the word count and multiply it by translation rate of your services provider..

## How long does it take to translate one page?

On average, it usually takes an hour to translate one page. In some cases, a translator would take less time and in some others, he/she may need more time.

## How long does it take to translate text?

Table of expected professional translation timesNo. of wordsNo 2nd translator reviewWith 2nd translator reviewup to 1000 words:next day1 – 2 days1000 – 2000 words:1 or 2 days2 or 3 days2000 – 3000 words:2 days3 days3000 – 5000 words:2 – 3 days4 days3 more rows

## How many hours does it take to translate 2000 words?

An average translator translates a page containing 250 words per hour and works for 8 hours in a day, which amounts to a translation of 2000 words per day.

## How long does it take to translate 8000 words?

That will take between 5 and 6 hours for our example 8,000-word text, depending on the complexity of the text – highly technical texts take longer than non-technical ones.

## How many words can a translator translate per hour?

Generally, it seems that the average translator produces somewhere between 400 and 600 finished words per hour.

## How much should a translation charge per hour?

In the case that translators do charge by the hour, a typical hourly rate is between \$35-\$60. The majority of translators charge by the hour for revision (the average rate is about 30 to 50 dollars per hour).

## How much do translators get paid per word?

You can generally expect to earn between 0.04 USD to 0.08 USD per word for translation. Also, remember to set a minimum fee that is reasonable. This tends to be around \$15 to \$30 USD to mitigate for the accounting and administrative work that goes into even a small job.

## How long does it take to translate 2500 words?

Between 2 and 3 days. Roughly, translators tackle between 2,000 and 2,500 words per day. This is very broad: every translator is different, some translate 4,000 or 5,000 per day.

## How long does it take to translate 1000 words?

How many hours does it take to translate 1000 words?Translation project word countExpected turnaroundUp to 1000 words1~2 days1000~3000 words2~3 days3000~4000 words3~4 days4000~5000 words4~5 daysDec 5, 2019

## How do you count words for translation?

To reach it, go to WPML->Translation Management. Scroll to the bottom of the Translation Dashboard and click on the Word Count link. Once you know how many words there are to translate, it is easier to estimate the translation costs.