Rates


Complimentary Document Summary
15-minute verbal summary by phone of any one-page document


Live Two-Way Interpreter
by phone or Skype: minimum $30 for 15 minutes, $55 for 1/2 hours, $110/hr
15% discount for 2 hours or more


Personal Face-to-Face Interpreter
on the island of O’ahu, Hawai’i: one hour minimum, $175/hr
15% discount for 3 hours or more
US Mainland, Europe or Asia: $900/day plus expenses; $400/day for travel time


Document Translation
$30 per page, A4 size double-spaced (average 250 words)
$110 for 1000 words, discount 15% for 5000 words or more
20% surcharge for technical, financial, legal or other specialized professional subjects
click here to upload a document for translation


Audio Transcription
Without translation, $25 for 250 words; $90 for 1000 words
With translation, $55 for 250 words, $200 for 1000 words
Discount 15% for 5000 words or more
20% surcharge for technical, financial, legal or other specialized professional subjects
click here to upload a document for audio transcription


Proofreading
$12 for 250 words; $45 for for 1000 words; discount 15% for 5000 words or more


Character Conversion
from Traditional to Simplified; or from Simplified to Traditional
$9 for 250 words; $32 for 1000 words; discount 15% for 5000 words or more


Localization; Packaging, Brand Translation
translation of software or hardware user interface labels, descriptions, help files
or translation of product packaging, advertising, branding
$150/hr. 15% discount for 3 hours or more


Film and Television Subtitles
translation of dialogue, action cues, with timecode framing
$200/hr, or $1100/day


Voiceovers
see Audio Transcription or Document Translation rates for translation segment;
plus $125/hr, $800/day for professional recording
completed audio files delivered by secure web link in AIF, AAC, WAV or MP3 format
click here for samples of available English and Mandarin voices


Consultation, Cultural Interpretation
Some services may require advance briefing and/or consultation and analysis afterward. The practical meaning of a conversation or document may be different from the actual words spoken or written; our cultural interpretation service will help English-speaking and Chinese-speaking clients understand their true meaning and intent, across cultural lines.
Professional consultation services, $150/hr, $750/day when combined with any of our others services.


We accept major credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, American Express via Paypal. Discount 5% for cash, international money order or bank wire.
Many of our services may be ordered and completed over the Internet; click here to give us complete information about your needs, and to upload files for translation.

One thought on “Rates”

  1. Hi,

    Do you provide translation of financial banking reports English into simplified and traditional Chinese?

    Pls advise of pricing and timing.

    Cheers,
    Robert

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