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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 USA

SchoolUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst
SchoolPortland State University
SchoolKent State University
SchoolOhio State University, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures
SchoolCity University of New York John Jay College Of Criminal Justice
SchoolCity University of New York (Hunter College)
SchoolSouthern California School of Interpretation
SchoolUniversity Of Houston
SchoolOklahoma State University
AssociationMassachusetts Medical Interpreters Association

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in USA

Powwow USA - Philadelphia Jun 1
Powwow USA - Aventura Apr 23
Powwow USA - Boston Mar 11
Powwow USA - Fort Lauderdale Feb 18
Powwow USA - Washington D.C. Dec 1, 2016
Powwow USA - Los Angeles Sep 22, 2016
Powwow USA - Philadelphia Sep 10, 2016
Powwow USA - Anchorage Jul 14, 2016
Powwow USA - Syracuse Sep 17, 2015
Powwow USA - Los Angeles Sep 10, 2015

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USA vital statistics
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Time now
(Washington)
05:42 EDT (GMT-4)

(4 hrs behind you)
Official languageangielski

Largest citiesNew York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, San Francisco, Dallas, Philadelphia
CurrencyU. S. dollars (USD)
Calling code+1


ProZ.com users in USA
Logged in now16
Translators62939
Interpreters37227
Translation companies4089
Popular outsourcers in USA
translationdepartment / TTD inc / The Translation Department, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 380 entries)
TermTron
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 245 entries)
A-A Language Services, LLC. / Asian American Media Group, Inc.
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 175 entries)
Small World Language Services
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 164 entries)
Multilingual Connections, LLC
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 158 entries)
Alboum & Associates
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 143 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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