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 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

SchoolUniversity of Iowa, Department of Cinema and Comparative Literature
AssociationHouston Interpreters and Translators Association
SchoolMichigan State University
SchoolMonterey Institute of International Studies, Graduate School of Translation & Interpretation
AssociationChicago Area Translators and Interpreters Association
SchoolEvergreen State College
SchoolUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst
AssociationRegistry of Interpreters for the Deaf
SchoolInstitute for Applied Linguistics, College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University
SchoolUniversity of California, Berkeley

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in United States

Powwow United States - Aventura, FL Mar 14
Powwow United States - Owego Sep 29, 2019
Powwow United States - Pompano Beach Sep 14, 2019
Powwow United States - Houston Sep 14, 2019
Powwow United States - Cooperstown, N.Y. Jun 8, 2019
Powwow United States - Albuquerque May 16, 2019
Powwow United States - New York Apr 4, 2019
Powwow United States - San Francisco Mar 1, 2019
Powwow United States - Wallingford, CT Feb 23, 2019
Powwow United States - Miami Beach Feb 3, 2018

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Recent discussions in forums relevant to United States

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United States vital statistics
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Time now
(Washington)
07:32 EST (GMT-5)

(5 hrs behind you)
Official languageEnglish

Largest citiesNew York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, San Francisco, Dallas, Philadelphia
CurrencyU (USD)
Calling code+1


ProZ.com users in United States
Logged in now31
Translators75235
Interpreters40560
Translation companies2
Popular outsourcers in United States
duxtranslations / DUX Translations
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 69 entries)
Rebuild Babel
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 49 entries)
Tranlanguage Inc. / Diego Rodriguez
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 33 entries)
Alex Translation Services / Alex Wang
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 32 entries)
Pastor Steven L Anderson
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 30 entries)
Strommen Inc
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 29 entries)
Compass Translation
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 26 entries)
CDS & Associates, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 26 entries)
Wordznow
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 24 entries)
TrueLanguage
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 22 entries)

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