The Average Translation Speed - Ordentop


When it comes to translation, people tend to think that 10 pages would be fully translated within a day. However, that can’t be true.
How long does it really take to translate?

It is important to set the deadline from the start so that a translator can add your project to their schedule and organize their time wisely.📝

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.🉑

Sometimes a translator needs some more time for complex texts to research the terminology related to the topic of translation, which usually takes some time.

However, there is a fairly substantial contingent of super speed translators, who are extremely capable of translating more than 5,000 words on a good day.

🔵So, let’s summarize the information.
Mostly, translators can translate around 2,000 words per day of standard text. This generalization will fluctuate depending on the theme. Technical, medical, or legal texts may reduce the number to 1,500 words per day. On the other end of the spectrum, simpler texts like blog articles or interviews may increase the word count to 2,500 per day. As well, each translator is unique, so they can have absolutely different translation speed.

However, book translation agency OrdenTop can guarantee high-quality and accurate book translations, meeting deadlines and absolute security of your information.
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