272413 Translator

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
272413
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Translator
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
Yes
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

272413 TRANSLATOR

Transfers a source text from one language into another, usually within an extended time frame to allow for corrections and modifications and without the presence of the participants requiring the translation.
Skill Level: 1

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
1

2724 Social Professionals

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
2724
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Social Professionals
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

2724 SOCIAL PROFESSIONALS

SOCIAL PROFESSIONALS research and study human behaviour, society and institutions from current and historical perspectives, and verbally render spoken statements, and transcribe text and recorded spoken material from one language into another.
Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

assembling historical data by consulting sources of information such as historical indexes and catalogues, archives, court records, diaries, newspaper files and other materials
organising, authenticating, evaluating and interpreting historical, political, sociological, archaeological, anthropological and linguistic data
undertaking historical and cultural research into human activity, and preparing and presenting research findings
providing simultaneous and consecutive verbal or signed renditions of speeches into another language
rendering the meaning and feeling of what is said and signed into another language in the appropriate register and style in a range of settings such as courts, hospitals, schools, workplaces and conferences
studying original texts and transcripts of recorded spoken material to comprehend subject matter and translating them into another language
rendering the meaning and feeling of written material, such as literary, legal, technical and scientific texts, into another language in the appropriate register and style, so that it will read as an original piece rather than as a translation

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 235.90
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
775.50
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
939.20