online translation jobs

Did you know that being bilingual can be a great asset for you if you are thinking of starting an online hustle?

You bet!

Remote translation jobs are becoming quite popular, and this can be a great hustle if you are fluent in more than one language. Many companies offer translation/interpretation jobs, although they might require some prior experience and a relevant qualification.

I am sharing a list of companies that offer online translation jobs. Please do check if they are hiring right now and apply.

What are translation jobs?

Translation is the skill to convert written words from one language to another. Online translation jobs are an excellent choice for people who are bilingual and want to work from home. There are many options to choose from like call center, online teaching, interpretation, etc.

Do I need a degree to become a translator?

Not necessarily. Though some companies require a relevant degree to apply, having advanced fluency in the language can be helpful if you are a beginner in translation jobs. You can start by freelancing on platforms like Fiverr or Upwork to gain experience before applying for translation companies.

How much do online translators earn?

As per, the average salary for translators is around $45,699 per annum depending on freelance position, translating language pairs, and the company recruiting for.

Some legit companies for online translation jobs:

#1. Appen

Appen is one of the very famous work-at-home companies that has translator jobs available in many languages. It also offers other crowdsourcing tasks and evaluator roles. Prior experience is required, and there is also a chance for career advancement with this company.

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#2. FlexJobs

If you are after translation or interpreter jobs, then head over to FlexJobs to find many legit companies offering these roles. FlexJobs is one of the most trusted resources for finding over 50 categories of flexible jobs. Just type “translation” or “interpreter”, and choose “remote” in the search tab to find relevant jobs.

#3. LanguageLine

LanguageLine hires interpreters in various countries like the US, Canada, the UK, etc. It is interesting to note that it also offers face-to-face interpretation in some countries. As it keeps updating new positions, it is always good to check the vacancies.


#4. Smartling

Smartling is another translation company where you sign up online and get trained to start your translation work. The work is quite flexible, and you can work anytime you want. You get notified of the available projects, and the payment is made through PayPal.

#5. TextMaster

TextMaster is a renowned professional translation company hiring translators all over the world. The process is simple: you sign up and take a test to prove your skills. Once you have finished this process, you select the projects and start translating.

#6. Gengo

Gengo is quite a popular translating platform that has a similar process of signing up like Smartling. You have to sign up and take a two-part test to prove your skills. Once you familiarize yourself with its style guide, you can start working on projects.

#7. CyraCom

CyraCom hires interpreters from other countries around the world as well as the US. The process of signing up is simple, and it does require a degree in translation.

#8. Language Service Associates

Language Service Associates is a famous linguistics company providing language interpretation services. It hires translators globally. You will have to pass a rigorous six-step selection process before getting hired. You have the flexibility of negotiating your pay with the client.

#9. Lionbridge

Lionbridge is a crowdsourcing company that has regular translator positions open. There are many roles available to work from home with this company apart from translation positions like social media assessor and internet assessor.

#10. Transparent Language

Transparent Language is another company providing language interpretation services to consumers, brands, etc. It does require a minimum of one to two years of experience in translation and a knowledge of translation software.

#11. WorldLingo

You need to have a minimum of two to five years of experience in translation to apply for WorldLingo. It also requires a university degree along with other things. You will have to register as a freelancer with this company.

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#12. Ubiqus On Demand

With Ubiqus on Demand, you will have to register and take a test to get hired. You will have to send your résumé along with your choice of language. There is also a background check before getting hired.

#13. Rev

Rev has many online positions related to transcription, captioning, and translation. You will be working as a freelancer, and the payment is made through PayPal weekly

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#14. Pactera

Pactera is a crowdsourcing company that has many roles open for translation and transcription. The recruitment process involves going through a test along with project-related training if you get hired.

There are many places to find online translator jobs.

Being bilingual can provide a great income stream with amazing flexibility. Apply with these companies and start working from home today!

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I have some more legitimate work-from-home jobs and offline work options for you that can be quite flexible and pay well.

#1. Blogging

I know now for sure you can make superb money from blogging. I started blogging almost a year ago, and I have earned over $36,000 in one year. Blogging can be a side hustle or a full-time biz, but either way, it is a super flexible way to make money online. And you can start your blogging hustle with my step-by-step guide. The income potential is huge.

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#2. Flipping

I am surprised at how profitable this side business is. Actually, it can be a main income earner for you. Melissa earned over $40,000 last year flipping thrift store items part-time. And she tripled it this year, making over $130,000. Cool, right?! This can be a super fun and flexible side hustle, and you can make more than $20/hour. You can look at this FREE workshop if you want to learn more about flipping.

#3. Virtual Assistant

This is the most in-demand work-at-home job, and it can be very flexible. Virtual assistant jobs have been on the rise, and it is the perfect time for you to get into this money-making online job. You can make anywhere from $35 to $50 an hour as a beginner in a virtual assistant role.


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About Sireesha Narumanchi

Hi, I am Sireesha, and thank you for stopping by to get to know me. I am a work-at-home mom, a side hustler, and a firm believer in making "working from home" a success for everyone. I have worked in a remote job for over 11 years and tried many side gigs. I have been featured on many popular websites like Forbes, Business Insider, American Express, QuickBooks, The Muse, Moneyish, Virtual Vocations, Spark Hire, Bustle, Fairygodboss, Side Hustle School, Payoneer, Jobbatical, and Skillcrush.Read more...

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