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