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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

SchoolSan Francisco State University
SchoolPortland State University
AssociationMid-America Chapter of ATA
SchoolNew York University, School of Continuing and Professional Studies
SchoolFlorida International University, Department of Modern Languages
AssociationAtlanta Association of Interpreters and Translators
AssociationThe American Association of Language Specialists
SchoolMichigan State University
SchoolSouthern California School of Interpretation
AssociationAmerican Translators Association

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in United States

Powwow United States - Indianapolis Oct 25
Powwow United States - Los Angeles Sep 11
Powwow United States - Carlsbad Aug 10
Powwow United States - New Orleans May 14
Powwow United States - Phoenix Mar 22
Powwow United States - New Orleans Mar 13
Powwow United States - Meriden Feb 8
Powwow United States - Philadelphia Jan 15
Powwow United States - Indianapolis Oct 12, 2013
Powwow United States - Providence Oct 4, 2013

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United States vital statistics
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Time now
(Washington)
09:54 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 now92
Translators62059
Interpreters41599
Translation companies4292
Popular outsourcers in United States
translationdepartment / TTD inc / The Translation Department, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 376 entries)
A-A Language Services, LLC. / Asian American Media Group, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 165 entries)
Small World Language Services
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 148 entries)
Language Scientific, Inc. / formerly RIC International, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 145 entries)
Alboum & Associates
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 140 entries)
Multilingual Connections, LLC
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 121 entries)
WordSystem Ltd.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 98 entries)
International Translating Company
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 80 entries)
Feature Subtitling & Translation
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 76 entries)
Alex Translation Services / Alex Wang
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 74 entries)

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