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Translation in United States

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 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

SchoolAmerican Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
AssociationSociety for Technical Communication
AssociationNorthwest Translators and Interpreters Society
SchoolState University of New York at New Paltz
SchoolWake Forest University, Department of Romance Languages
SchoolBrigham Young University, Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages
SchoolEvergreen State College
AssociationNorthern California Translators Association
SchoolUniversity of California at San Diego - Extension, Professional Certificate in Translation & Interpretation
AssociationTAUS Data Association

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Upcoming and past events in United States

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

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United States vital statistics
Time now
09:17 EST (GMT-5)

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Official languageEnglish

Largest citiesNew York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, San Francisco, Dallas, Philadelphia
CurrencyU. S. dollars (USD)
Calling code+1 users in United States
Logged in now69
Translation companies3783
Popular outsourcers in United States
translationdepartment / TTD inc / The Translation Department, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 379 entries)
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 206 entries)
A-A Language Services, LLC. / Asian American Media Group, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 170 entries)
Small World Language Services
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 153 entries)
Alboum & Associates
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 142 entries)
Multilingual Connections, LLC
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 129 entries)
WordSystem Ltd.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 98 entries)
International Translating Company
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 89 entries)
Alex Translation Services / Alex Wang
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 82 entries)
Feature Subtitling & Translation
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 82 entries)

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