In general, client companies pay translators anywhere from 50-75K with benefits for a full time, salaried position. Vendors would be at least 20-25% lower. There are some companies that pay up to 85K for a translator full time. There are only a handul of clients who now have full time salaried translators on staff. Many game companies hire translators. The more common model, though, is to outsource the translation and editing to vendors.