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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 at San Diego - Extension, Professional Certificate in Translation & Interpretation
AssociationAmerican Society for Training & Development
SchoolUniversity of California at Davis
SchoolMonterey Institute of International Studies, Graduate School of Translation & Interpretation
AssociationNew Mexico Translators and Interpreters Association
SchoolUniversity of Louisville
SchoolBarry University
AssociationNorthwest Translators and Interpreters Society
SchoolNational Hispanic University
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)
20:16 EDT (GMT-4)

(4 hrs behind you)
Official languageEnglish

Largest citiesNew York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, San Francisco, Dallas, Philadelphia
CurrencyU (USD)
Calling code+1


ProZ.com users in United States
Logged in now88
Translators59840
Interpreters40801
Translation companies4103
Popular outsourcers in United States
translationdepartment / TTD inc / The Translation Department, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 374 entries)
A-A Language Services, LLC. / Asian American Media Group, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 153 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, 113 entries)
WordSystem Ltd.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 98 entries)
Feature Subtitling & Translation
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 73 entries)
Corporate Translations, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 73 entries)
Alex Translation Services / Alex Wang
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 72 entries)

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