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

SchoolUniversity of California at San Diego - Extension, Professional Certificate in Translation & Interpretation
SchoolDepartment of Comparative Literature, Indiana University
AssociationAmerican Literary Translators Association
AssociationSociety of Medical Interpreters
SchoolGallaudet University, Department of Interpretation
AssociationNorthwest Translators and Interpreters Society
SchoolCity University of New York (Hunter College)
SchoolKent State University
AssociationThe Translators & Interpreters Guild
SchoolUniversity of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Extension, Programs in Interpretation & Translation

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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)
02:50 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 now8
Translators63675
Interpreters35862
Translation companies3891
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, 41 entries)
SpokenHere Communications LLC
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 38 entries)
Elanex Inc. / Elanex
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 36 entries)
Rebuild Babel
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 34 entries)
Alex Translation Services / Alex Wang
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 32 entries)
Tranlanguage Inc. / Diego Rodriguez
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 32 entries)
Pastor Steven L Anderson
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 30 entries)
Acclaro / Acclaro Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 30 entries)
Feature Subtitling & Translation
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 29 entries)

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