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Work From Home Translation Jobs

These companies hire employees and freelancers for home-based translation jobs.


If you are bilingual, this opens a lot of possibilities for work-from-home jobs, such as bilingual call centers, translation jobs, interpretation, localization, online teaching and more. Of course, each of these jobs takes a different skill set in addition to your language capability. To see more of these kinds of jobs, go to this list of work at home bilingual jobs.

However, if translation is what you have experience in scroll down to see companies hiring home-based translators.

Translation Jobs From Home

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Many translation jobs are done by freelancers, but some companies do hire home-based translators as employees. This list includes translation positions for both independent contractors and employees with skills in a variety of languages.



Hires freelance translators and on-site interpreters. College degree required. Email resume for consideration.

Languages include: English, Dutch, Haitian Creole, Korean, Hebrew, Farsi, Russian, Spanish, Polish, Japanese, Arabic, Mandarin, French, Amharic, Portuguese….See full list


Company provides captioning, transcription and translation services and hires transcribers, real-time captioners, editors and translators to work at home and in its office in Orange County, CA. Transcription jobs pay $1-$1.50 per audio minutes; real time captioning $75/hour.


Localization and translation agency hires experienced freelance translators and other localization professionals to work from home.

American High-Tech Transcription and Reporting

Firm offering transcription and translation services to government, law enforcement, corporations and other organizations hires both on-site and work-at-home translators. Applicants must pass and pay for FBI and state criminal background checks with fingerprints. Translators must be certified in their language through either a state or federal court interpreter's program, ATA, ATLA, ACTFL, or other certifying agency.

Appen Butler Hill

In addition to translation, this company hires language professionals in search evaluation, transcription and interpretation.

Languages include:Arabic (Egyptian, Gulf, Iraqi, Levantine, MSA, Syrian, Maghrebi Algerian, Libyan, Moroccan, Tunisian), Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Malaysia, Bakhtiari (Iran), Basque, Bulgarian, Cantonese, (China PRC, Hong Kong), Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dari, Dutch, English (Australian, Canadian, Gulf, Indian, Irish, New Zealand, Singapore, South African, UK, US), Estonian, Farsi, Finnish...See full list


Worldwide crowdsourcing company hires independent contractors for data entry as well as writing, translating, and researching. Pays on a per piece basis. Registration and an assessment are necessary before "clickworkers" can begin accepting tasks for payments.


Company offers IT-enabled business solutions and services to businesses. Jobs in its database indicate whether remote. Hires for telecommute jobs in IT, management and translation.

Languages include: Arabic, Armenian, Azeri, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, English, Farsi, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

GlobaLink Translations Ltd.

Canadian company assists clients with translation and cultural adaptation needs. Its translation jobs are for both translators and translation reviewers.


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