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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

SchoolNew York University, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Department of Foreign Languages, Translation & Inter
AssociationSaint Louis Translators and Interpreters Network
SchoolUniversity of Central Florida
SchoolBarry University
SchoolUniversity of Virginia
AssociationThe California Court Interpreters Association
AssociationUtah Translators and Interpreters Association
SchoolState University of Binghamton (SUNY)
SchoolCity University of New York (CUNY) Hunter College
AssociationMichigan Translators/Interpreters Network

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in United States

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
Powwow United States - New Orleans Mar 13, 2014

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Recent discussions in forums relevant to United States

-Outsourcers' software requirement?
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-New to working as a translator professionally and asking for your advice
-What should I do if I wanna to do free transaltion for dog and cat charitable organizations?
-need help to get started - i am a greenhorn
-Getting started
-Length of experience on my profile
-How do I know when I'm ready to freelance?

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United States vital statistics
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Time now
(Washington)
19:23 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 now29
Translators58584
Interpreters37012
Translation companies4002
Popular outsourcers in United States
translationdepartment / TTD inc / The Translation Department, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 376 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, 150 entries)
TermTron
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 146 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)
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, 83 entries)

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