Translation is a Professional service, so treat it as such. The professional service of a translator requires knowledge and academic training in multiple disciplines, the knowledge of multiple languages, multiple cultures, and the art of communicate by the written word.
Do not expect to pay minimum wages for professional translation services. Use the following to get an idea of your project costs.
A good translator could spend an hour per translated page ( 81/2 x 11 letter size page, 12 words per line, 60 lines per page).
What is the hourly rate of unskilled workers vs. professional services?
Now, for websites in Spanish and English we are mixing, translation skills, programming skills, web designing skills.
The mix of all those skills have to be taken into consideration.
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Speaking English and Spanish, having a Latino last name, living in a Latin American country or having a Latino heritage does not make a Spanish translator.
If that was the case and if we use the above mentioned as qualifiers, then newspapers will not need editors; the receptionist could write the newspaper articles just because she speaks English.
Translating is not a matter of knowing 2 languages, there is a need to know how to write, grammar, spelling, semantics, cultural differences, etc.
- Not everyone that claims to be translators is a good translator.
- Computers do not and cannot do the job of a translator.
- A good translator should not hesitate to have their work reviewed by a third party.