Translation in the United States

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Overview

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

State of the translation industry in the United States

Local history and factors affecting translation in the United States

Profile of domestic demand

Demographics

Legal framework

Public commentary

Working as a translator in the United States

Minimum rates recommended by the national translator associations

Professional bodies

Professional associations

Schools with translation or interpreting programs

Other bodies

Notable translators from the United States

The United States and ProZ.com

Additional information related to the translation industry in the United States

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