Language Translator

Language Decoder

Minimum Diploma in Translation

Not applicable

The tasks a Translator is expected to perform include: Translating written or printed material from one language to one or more languages

Scrutinising reports, publications, journals, court judgements, rules and other documents written or printed in one language and translates them into required languages

Knowledge of different languages

Proficient in working on software, internet related materials or a variety of documents, including legal, business-related, technical, or ?literarytexts

Adept in polishing the final product, revising the translations with dictionaries, glossaries and other reference tools

Expertise in different languages like Japanese, German and French

Excellent command over English

Team worker

Good communication skills

Eye for detail

High accuracy

Technical writing skills


Linguistic abilities

It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Travelling is not a part of this job

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option is available

Working hours

Working hours are 10/12 hours everyday for 6/7 days a week. This may vary from company to company

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is considered to be mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health risks include long hour of working, stress, extensive use of computer, sitting for long hours, etc.Occupational hazards include shoulder back pain, neck pain, fatigue, eyestrain, headache, risk of metabolic syndrome, etc.

For freshers - INR 15,000 to INR 20,000 per month

For candidates with 2 - 4 years of experience INR 25,000 to INR 40,000 per month

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Overview of Media and Entertainment Industry in India

The Media and Entertainment industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country. The television segment in India accounts for over 40% of the revenues. It also contributes to above 35% of the revenues to the Indian advertising industry. The Print segment in India, with a readership base of over 250 million, is estimated to be the second largest print market in the world.

The current employment across Media & Entertainment sector is estimated to be over 1 million persons (in terms of direct employment only). The Private Final Consumption Expenditure (PFCE) on Entertainment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13% to 14% between 2008 and 2022.

Keeping in mind the current employment, and the expected growth in different segments in the industry, we project that the total employment in the Media and Entertainment industry would increase from about 1 to 1.1 million persons in 2008 to about 4 to 4.1 million persons in 2022, which translates to an incremental human resource requirement of about 3 million persons. All these factors mean that there will be a huge demand of Translators across towns and cities in India.


Translation companies across India

Publishing houses across India

Media houses across India

Creative agencies across India

Towns and cities across India