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Translation
rates
What’s in the price?
Francesca Airaghi – financial translator - www.francescaairaghi.it
About
me
• 20+ years experience as financial translator
• 20 mln words translated
• 100,000 pages edited and proofread
• F...
What are you
paying for
when requesting
a translation?
translation
…in itself - e.g. from English into Italian –
is only part of the price!
PROJECT
MANAGEMENT
organizes and manages resources
that are necessary to complete a (translation) project
Editing
proofreading
EXPERTISE
Specialisation
Courses and feedback
Continuous learning
Bookkeeping
Invoicing
Payment process
As well as insurance, taxes, marketing…
How is price
calculated?
per word
per line (e.g. German)
per standard page (cartella in Italy)
by the hour
per project
there may be a
minimum charge
surcharge:
urgent, special format
relationship with the client
negotiation
Francesca Airaghi
Translator and language consultant
Tel. +39-347.82.82.901
E-mail: info@francescaairaghi.it
Web: www.fran...
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What's in a Translation Price?

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What are you paying for, when requesting a translation?

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What's in a Translation Price?

  1. 1. Translation rates What’s in the price? Francesca Airaghi – financial translator - www.francescaairaghi.it
  2. 2. About me • 20+ years experience as financial translator • 20 mln words translated • 100,000 pages edited and proofread • From 1992 to 2004 In-house translator and Translation Manager at 2 translation companies specialising in finance and law • 2004 – present Free-lance financial & legal translator
  3. 3. What are you paying for when requesting a translation?
  4. 4. translation …in itself - e.g. from English into Italian – is only part of the price!
  5. 5. PROJECT MANAGEMENT organizes and manages resources that are necessary to complete a (translation) project
  6. 6. Editing proofreading
  7. 7. EXPERTISE Specialisation Courses and feedback Continuous learning
  8. 8. Bookkeeping Invoicing Payment process As well as insurance, taxes, marketing…
  9. 9. How is price calculated?
  10. 10. per word per line (e.g. German) per standard page (cartella in Italy) by the hour per project
  11. 11. there may be a minimum charge surcharge: urgent, special format
  12. 12. relationship with the client negotiation
  13. 13. Francesca Airaghi Translator and language consultant Tel. +39-347.82.82.901 E-mail: info@francescaairaghi.it Web: www.francescaairaghi.it it.linkedin.com/in/francescaairaghi/ Twitter: @FranAiraghi

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