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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

AssociationTAUS Data Association
SchoolState University at Albany
SchoolFlorida International University, Department of Modern Languages
AssociationNorthwest Translators and Interpreters Society
SchoolNew Mexico State University
SchoolUniversity of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, Graduate Certificate in Translation
SchoolPortland State University
SchoolBrigham Young University, Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages
AssociationNational Center for Interpretation Testing, Research and Policy
SchoolGallaudet University, Department of Interpretation

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Upcoming and past events in United States

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
Powwow United States - Carlsbad Aug 10, 2014
Powwow United States - New Orleans May 14, 2014
Powwow United States - Phoenix Mar 22, 2014

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United States vital statistics
Time now
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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 now65
Translation companies3911
Popular outsourcers in United States
translationdepartment / TTD inc / The Translation Department, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 377 entries)
A-A Language Services, LLC. / Asian American Media Group, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 168 entries)
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 159 entries)
Small World Language Services
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 150 entries)
Language Scientific, Inc. / formerly RIC International, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 146 entries)
Alboum & Associates
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 141 entries)
Multilingual Connections, LLC
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 126 entries)
WordSystem Ltd.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 98 entries)
International Translating Company
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 89 entries)
Corporate Translations, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 84 entries)

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