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Translation in USA

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 USA



Translation associations and schools in USA

SchoolLa Salle University
AssociationNew York Circle of Translators
SchoolTeachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
SchoolBellevue Community College
SchoolInstitute for Applied Linguistics, College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University
SchoolCity University of New York (Hunter College)
AssociationProfessional Association of Albanian Translators & Interpreters
SchoolNorthern Illinois University
SchoolUniversity of Iowa, Department of Cinema and Comparative Literature
AssociationSociety of Medical Interpreters

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in USA

Powwow USA - Hallandale Jul 8
Powwow USA - Philadelphia Jun 1
Powwow USA - San Jose May 4
Powwow USA - Morro Bay Apr 25
Powwow USA - Aventura Apr 23
Powwow USA - Oakland Apr 22
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

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Recent discussions in forums relevant to USA

-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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USA vital statistics
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Time now
(Washington)
06:39 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 now10
Translators63785
Interpreters37471
Translation companies4162
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, 247 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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