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

SchoolTest of English for International Communication - TOEIC
SchoolAmerican Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
AssociationEducational Testing Service - TOEFL
AssociationUtah Translators and Interpreters Association
AssociationAustin Area Translators and Interpreters Association
AssociationThe California Court Interpreters Association
AssociationNational Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators
SchoolUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa, Center for Interpretation and Translation Studies
SchoolSeattle Central Community College, Health & Human Services Division
AssociationEl Paso Interpreters and Translators Association

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in United States

Powwow United States - Miami Beach Feb 3
Powwow United States - Aventura Dec 2, 2017
Powwow United States - Honolulu Nov 6, 2017
Powwow United States - Anchorage Jul 12, 2017
Powwow United States - Hallandale Jul 8, 2017
Powwow United States - Philadelphia Jun 1, 2017
Powwow United States - San Jose May 4, 2017
Powwow United States - Morro Bay Apr 25, 2017
Powwow United States - Aventura Apr 23, 2017
Powwow United States - Oakland Apr 22, 2017

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United States vital statistics
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Time now
(Washington)
12:31 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 now78
Translators64366
Interpreters36053
Translation companies3929
Popular outsourcers in United States
Small World Language Services
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 56 entries)
Translators Without Borders
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 44 entries)
Elanex Inc. / Elanex
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 33 entries)
Rebuild Babel
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 33 entries)
Tranlanguage Inc. / Diego Rodriguez
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 32 entries)
Alex Translation Services / Alex Wang
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 31 entries)
Pastor Steven L Anderson
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 30 entries)
Feature Subtitling & Translation
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 28 entries)
TrueLanguage
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 27 entries)
Griffin Translation, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 26 entries)

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