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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

AssociationAmerican Translators Association
SchoolUniversity of Central Florida
AssociationChicago Area Translators and Interpreters Association
SchoolWesleyan University
SchoolOhio State University, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures
AssociationThe American Association of Language Specialists
AssociationSociety of Medical Interpreters
SchoolWake Forest University, Department of Romance Languages
SchoolUniversity of Virginia
AssociationRegistry of Interpreters for the Deaf

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in United States

Powwow United States - New Haven, CT May 10
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
Powwow United States - Aventura, Florida Sep 28, 2013
Powwow United States - San Jose Sep 28, 2013
Powwow United States - Chicago Sep 12, 2013

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United States vital statistics
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Time now
(Washington)
01:51 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
Translators59767
Interpreters40773
Translation companies4096
Popular outsourcers in United States
translationdepartment / TTD inc / The Translation Department, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 374 entries)
Language Scientific, Inc. / formerly RIC International, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 143 entries)
Alboum & Associates
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 140 entries)
Small World Language Services
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 132 entries)
Multilingual Connections, LLC
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 112 entries)
WordSystem Ltd.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 98 entries)
Corporate Translations, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 73 entries)
Feature Subtitling & Translation
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 72 entries)
Alex Translation Services / Alex Wang
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 72 entries)
International Translating Company
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 65 entries)

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