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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

SchoolState University of New York at New Paltz
AssociationMichigan Translators/Interpreters Network
SchoolUniversity of Washington, Department of Asian Languages and Literature
SchoolCollege of Charleston, Graduate Program in Bilingual Legal Interpreting
AssociationProfessional Association of Albanian Translators & Interpreters
AssociationEducational Testing Service - TOEFL
AssociationOrganization of Translators for Development NGO
SchoolEvergreen State College
SchoolUniversity Of Houston
AssociationNorthern California Translators Association

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in United States

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
Powwow United States - Washington D.C. Dec 1, 2016
Powwow United States - Los Angeles Sep 22, 2016

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Recent discussions in forums relevant to United States

-Possible/common to start translating before Masters degree?
-How to find direct clients?
-Is it hard to get hired for freelance projects
-How can I make myself noticed
-Beginner tips to gain practical experience
-Starting something new
-Best way to gain experience / Find a mentor
-Sample translation services agreement and purchase order — please leave your comments to improve
-Starting out: How to specialise in Education and Pedagogy
-Moving to another country - Is it bad for business?

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United States vital statistics
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(Washington)
11:44 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 now90
Translators63804
Interpreters37473
Translation companies4162
Popular outsourcers in United States
translationdepartment / TTD inc / The Translation Department, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 380 entries)
TermTron
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 248 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, 94 entries)
Alex Translation Services / Alex Wang
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 93 entries)
Feature Subtitling & Translation
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 88 entries)

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