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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

AssociationAustin Area Translators and Interpreters Association
SchoolPortland State University
SchoolUniversity of Colorado at Boulder
SchoolMonterey Institute of International Studies
AssociationChicago Area Translators and Interpreters Association
SchoolUniversity of Virginia
SchoolFlorida International University, Department of Modern Languages
SchoolState University at Albany
SchoolMonterey Institute of International Studies, Graduate School of Translation & Interpretation
SchoolBrigham Young University, Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in United States

Powwow United States - Los Angeles Sep 10
Powwow United States - Chicago Jul 6
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

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United States vital statistics
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Time now
(Washington)
02:06 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 now14
Translators57176
Interpreters35739
Translation companies3701
Popular outsourcers in United States
translationdepartment / TTD inc / The Translation Department, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 378 entries)
A-A Language Services, LLC. / Asian American Media Group, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 170 entries)
TermTron
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 163 entries)
Small World Language Services
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 151 entries)
Language Scientific, Inc. / formerly RIC International, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 147 entries)
Alboum & Associates
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 141 entries)
Multilingual Connections, LLC
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 127 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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