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

SchoolRose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
SchoolWall Street English / Wall Street Institute
AssociationNew Mexico Translators and Interpreters Association
SchoolUniversity of California at Davis
SchoolRutgers, School of Arts and Sciences, Department in Spanish and Portuguese
AssociationEl Paso Interpreters and Translators Association
SchoolCity University of New York (Hunter College)
AssociationAustin Area Translators and Interpreters Association
AssociationProfessional Association of Albanian Translators & Interpreters
SchoolState University of New York at New Paltz

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in United States

Powwow United States - Aventura Oct 7
Powwow United States - Anchorage Jul 12
Powwow United States - Hallandale Jul 8
Powwow United States - Philadelphia Jun 1
Powwow United States - San Jose May 4
Powwow United States - Morro Bay Apr 25
Powwow United States - Aventura Apr 23
Powwow United States - Oakland Apr 22
Powwow United States - Boston Mar 11
Powwow United States - Fort Lauderdale Feb 18

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United States vital statistics
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Time now
(Washington)
07:53 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 now28
Translators64191
Interpreters37489
Translation companies4211
Popular outsourcers in United States
translationdepartment / TTD inc / The Translation Department, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 381 entries)
TermTron
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 252 entries)
A-A Language Services, LLC. / Asian American Media Group, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 176 entries)
Small World Language Services
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 164 entries)
Multilingual Connections, LLC
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 160 entries)
Alboum & Associates
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 144 entries)
WordSystem Ltd.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 98 entries)
International Translating Company
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 96 entries)
Alex Translation Services / Alex Wang
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 94 entries)
Feature Subtitling & Translation
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 88 entries)

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