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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

AssociationEl Paso Interpreters and Translators Association
SchoolOhio State University, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures
SchoolDurham Technical Community College
AssociationNebraska Association of Translators & Interpreters
AssociationEl Paso Interpreters and Translators Association
SchoolUniversity of South Florida
AssociationNorthern California Translators Association
AssociationSociety of Medical Interpreters
AssociationMidwest Association of Translators and Interpreters
SchoolLa Salle University

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in United States

Powwow United States - Indianapolis Oct 18
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)
03:02 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 now22
Translators61439
Interpreters41339
Translation companies4241
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, 118 entries)
WordSystem Ltd.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 98 entries)
International Translating Company
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 78 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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