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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

AssociationMidwest Association of Translators and Interpreters
SchoolSouthern California School of Interpretation
SchoolMonterey Institute of International Studies, Graduate School of Translation & Interpretation
AssociationEducational Testing Service - TOEFL
SchoolCity University of New York (CUNY) Hunter College
SchoolShippensburg University of Pennsylvania
AssociationMassachusetts Medical Interpreters Association
SchoolOhio State University, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures
SchoolUniversity of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, Graduate Certificate in Translation
SchoolPortland State University

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Upcoming and past events in United States

Powwow United States - Rutherford May 16
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
Powwow United States - New Orleans Mar 13, 2014
Powwow United States - Meriden Feb 8, 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 now46
Translation companies4073
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, 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)
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 136 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, 82 entries)

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