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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ProZ.com members in United States



Translation associations and schools in United States

AssociationNorthwest Translators and Interpreters Society
SchoolUniversity of Michigan
SchoolAmerican University
SchoolState University of Binghamton (SUNY)
SchoolUniversity of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
AssociationEducational Testing Service - TOEFL
SchoolNew York University - School of Continuing and Professional Studies
SchoolAdelphi University
SchoolEvergreen State College
SchoolGallaudet University, Department of Interpretation

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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
Flag
Time now
(Washington)
18:30 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 now23
Translators63376
Interpreters35830
Translation companies3864
Popular outsourcers in United States
Small World Language Services
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 57 entries)
Multilingual Connections, LLC
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 56 entries)
Translators Without Borders
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 40 entries)
SpokenHere Communications LLC
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 39 entries)
Elanex Inc. / Elanex
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 36 entries)
Rebuild Babel
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 35 entries)
Alex Translation Services / Alex Wang
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 33 entries)
Tranlanguage Inc. / Diego Rodriguez
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 31 entries)
Acclaro / Acclaro Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 30 entries)
Pastor Steven L Anderson
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 30 entries)

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