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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

SchoolMonterey Institute of International Studies
AssociationHouston Interpreters and Translators Association
SchoolBrigham Young University, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
AssociationThe California Court Interpreters Association
AssociationAmerican Translators Association
SchoolUniveristy of North Texas
SchoolUniversity of Colorado at Boulder
AssociationThe Translators & Interpreters Guild
SchoolNew Mexico State University
AssociationProfessional Association of Albanian Translators & Interpreters

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in United States

Powwow United States - Indianapolis Nov 15
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)
12:23 EST (GMT-5)

(5 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 now109
Translators62753
Interpreters41854
Translation companies4356
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, 123 entries)
WordSystem Ltd.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 98 entries)
TermTron
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 91 entries)
International Translating Company
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 83 entries)
Feature Subtitling & Translation
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 77 entries)

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