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Freelance translators and translation companies

The United States has a large and growing translation industry. The U.S. market is bigger than any other country, and many of the largest translation companies are based there as well. The U.S. also has many independent freelance translators.

Several thousand professionals are members of the "American Translators Association", which offers certification and promotes the profession.

The ProZ.com community in the United States is one of the largest. Over 100 powwows and events have been held throughout the country


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Translation associations and schools in United States

SchoolKalamazoo College
SchoolUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SchoolThe University of Tulsa
SchoolMonterey Institute of International Studies
SchoolUniversity of Washington, Department of Asian Languages and Literature
SchoolWesleyan University
SchoolUniversity of Tennessee-Knoxville
AssociationSaint Louis Translators and Interpreters Network
SchoolKennesaw State University
AssociationProfessional Association of Albanian Translators & Interpreters

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in United States

Powwow United States - Syracuse Sep 17, 2015
Powwow United States - Los Angeles Sep 10, 2015
Powwow United States - Chicago Jul 6, 2015
Powwow United States - New Orleans Jun 3, 2015
Powwow United States - Rutherford May 16, 2015
Powwow United States - Chicago Apr 27, 2015
Powwow United States - Cumming Apr 19, 2015
Powwow United States - Chicago Mar 30, 2015
Powwow United States - Indianapolis Nov 15, 2014
Powwow United States - Los Angeles Sep 11, 2014

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United States vital statistics
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Time now
(Washington)
02:29 EDT (GMT-4)

(4 hrs behind you)
Official languageEnglish

Largest citiesNew York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, San Francisco, Dallas, Philadelphia
CurrencyU. S. dollars (USD)
Calling code+1


ProZ.com users in United States
Logged in now25
Translators60321
Interpreters36565
Translation companies3890
Popular outsourcers in United States
translationdepartment / TTD inc / The Translation Department, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 379 entries)
TermTron
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 217 entries)
Small World Language Services
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 164 entries)
Alboum & Associates
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 142 entries)
Multilingual Connections, LLC
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 132 entries)
WordSystem Ltd.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 98 entries)
International Translating Company
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 90 entries)
Feature Subtitling & Translation
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 86 entries)
Alex Translation Services / Alex Wang
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 85 entries)
Language & Culture Worldwide
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 71 entries)

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