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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

SchoolUniversity of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Extension, Programs in Interpretation & Translation
AssociationUpper Midwest Translators and Interpreters Association
AssociationCalifornia Healthcare Interpreters Association
SchoolUniversity of Louisville
AssociationNew Mexico Translators and Interpreters Association
AssociationChicago Area Translators and Interpreters Association
AssociationTAUS Data Association
SchoolGeorgia State University, Department of Modern and Classical Languages
SchoolUniversity of Texas at Dallas, Center for Translation Studies
AssociationAtlanta Association of Interpreters and Translators

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in United States

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
Powwow United States - Aventura, Florida Sep 28, 2013
Powwow United States - San Jose Sep 28, 2013

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United States vital statistics
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Time now
(Washington)
05:06 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 now26
Translators60975
Interpreters41189
Translation companies4207
Popular outsourcers in United States
translationdepartment / TTD inc / The Translation Department, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 375 entries)
A-A Language Services, LLC. / Asian American Media Group, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 158 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, 115 entries)
WordSystem Ltd.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 98 entries)
International Translating Company
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 75 entries)
Feature Subtitling & Translation
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 75 entries)
Alex Translation Services / Alex Wang
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 73 entries)

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