My rates vary according to the degree of difficulty and length of your text, its content, topic,
and format as well as your deadline. Please do
not hesitate to contact me
for a free quotation.In Germany, translation rates are usually calculated
per standard line (55 keystrokes). Here
in North America, the UK, Ireland,
and many other English speaking countries, prices are generally calculated per word. Usually, I charge my
clients per word. The end price is based on the number of words in the source text (your original). That
gives you the advantage of knowing
the exact price ahead of time. The below price-list shows
my general rates in US Dollars. For more detailed
and project-specific quotation,
please ask for a Free translation Quote at the 'Free Quote' page.
My translation method and standard was established to provide efficient, flexible and
reasonable standards and expert solutions for businesses
and individuals. My primary goal is to provide accurate, precise, affordable,
from English into German
|USD 0.10 cents or EUR 0.07 cents per source word
Translation from German into English
|USD 0.10 cents or EUR 0.07 cents per source word|
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| Straightforward text||USD 0.10|
| Challenging text||Free Quote |
| Research or other creative work such as re-working advertising and marketing texts||Free Quote |
Literary translations / Volume discount
USD 0.06 cents per source word
*Prices will be set upfront for a save and fixed price quote for you.
Because all texts and translation needs are different, providing you with a clear-cut price here without seeing the material
to be translated is
difficult. Please ask me
for a free quote.
prices also include proofreading and basic layout.
Website Translation: Websites
are as varied as the Internet. A website will often contain straightforward, more difficult and challenging text.
If you are
having your website translated into German or English, please send me the URL
(web address) of your site and I'll provide you with a free
Please tell me whether you would like the entire
site translated or just some particular sections.
General information: Please go to 'free quote' - don't forget to send
your document and/or include your URL (HTTP//:www...) via email. Alternatively, you might
want to provide me with some general details
of your proposed translation (subject, purpose etc.). Please also feel free to call me for more information.
Delivery: My translations are
delivered by e-mail, regular mail, CD ROM, or you can come and pick it up in person.
1. What languages are supported?
between German and English in both directions - I don't do other languages, however I run a tight network with language
professionals who specialize in
other languages and gladly give you a referral
to them to suit your language needs.
2. What is the turnaround time for translations?
The translation period depends on three factors:
length of the text
The difficulty level - technical, is research necessary etc.
The format in which the translation
is to be completed - Word, PowerPoint, FrontPage etc.
As a general rule, an experienced translator can usually render
approx. 2000 words per day.
3. What is the cost of translation? Is there a volume discount?
Translation is charged in Dollars. My prices start at $
0.10 cents per word. Of course, translation of simple everyday texts costs less than more challenging technical
text. Bulk discounts can be arranged depending on the amount of work involved. For more details
please refer to my pricing page here.
4. What is the billing method
of your service?
I provide my clients with e-mail invoicing and accept
payment over PayPal (enabling payment by almost all credit cards) direct bank transfer or a banker’s check due
either upfront or latest at the time of delivery. For ongoing monthly orders, monthly accounts
with 14 days billing method can be arranged. See the section 'Payment'
for more detailed