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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

SchoolPortland State University
AssociationNew England Translators Association
SchoolUniversity of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, Graduate Certificate in Translation
AssociationMetroplex Interpreters and Translators Association
SchoolOhio State University, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures
AssociationEl Paso Interpreters and Translators Association
SchoolUniversity of Texas at Dallas, Center for Translation Studies
AssociationNational Center for Interpretation Testing, Research and Policy
SchoolUniversity of California at San Diego - Extension, Professional Certificate in Translation & Interpretation
SchoolNorthern Illinois University

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in United States

Powwow United States - Rutherford May 16
Powwow United States - Indianapolis Nov 15, 2014
Powwow United States - Los Angeles Sep 11, 2014
Powwow United States - Carlsbad Aug 10, 2014
Powwow United States - New Orleans May 14, 2014
Powwow United States - Phoenix Mar 22, 2014
Powwow United States - New Orleans Mar 13, 2014
Powwow United States - Meriden Feb 8, 2014
Powwow United States - Philadelphia Jan 15, 2014
Powwow United States - Indianapolis Oct 12, 2013

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United States vital statistics
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Time now
(Washington)
16:35 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 now94
Translators61826
Interpreters40791
Translation companies4282
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, 149 entries)
Language Scientific, Inc. / formerly RIC International, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 145 entries)
Alboum & Associates
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 141 entries)
Multilingual Connections, LLC
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 124 entries)
TermTron
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 108 entries)
WordSystem Ltd.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 98 entries)
International Translating Company
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 88 entries)
Corporate Translations, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 81 entries)

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