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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

AssociationNew York Circle of Translators
AssociationThe California Court Interpreters Association
SchoolUniversity of Michigan
SchoolCity University of New York (CUNY) Hunter College
AssociationCarolina Association of Translators and Interpreters
AssociationThe Translators & Interpreters Guild
AssociationColorado Translators Association
SchoolMichigan State University
SchoolUniversity of South Florida
AssociationMassachusetts Medical Interpreters Association

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in United States

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
Powwow United States - Aventura, Florida Sep 28, 2013
Powwow United States - San Jose Sep 28, 2013

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United States vital statistics
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Time now
(Washington)
21:43 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 now51
Translators60888
Interpreters41165
Translation companies4197
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, 157 entries)
Small World Language Services
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 147 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, 115 entries)
WordSystem Ltd.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 98 entries)
International Translating Company
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 75 entries)
Feature Subtitling & Translation
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 75 entries)
Alex Translation Services / Alex Wang
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 72 entries)

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