Translation Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Translation Services Market Research Report | NAICS 54193 | Apr 2015

In plain language: Increasing globalization and expansion overseas will drive demand

IBISWorld’s Translation Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Despite the turbulent economy, the Translation Services industry has performed well over the past five years. As nonnative English speakers came to the United States and companies took products overseas, demand for translation services was driven upward. Though industry clients will continue to be price-, service- and quality- conscious, globalization and an increase in immigration will boost demand for industry services over the five years to 2020... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

IBISWorld estimates that the four largest players in this industry have a combined market share of less than 20.0% in 2015. Additionally, the majority of firms in this industry are sole proprietors, many of which operate on a part-time basis. About 95.0% of industry firms are sole proprietors and 76.5% of workers are self-employed. Due to the large proportion of sole proprietors in this industry, the number of industry offices increases at a rate very close to that of the number of firms operating in the industry. Among the firms that have paid employees, some 80.4% have fewer than five employees and 89.0% have fewer than ten. These factors indicate that the Translation Services industry has a low level of concentration... purchase to read more


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What is the Translation Services Industry?

This industry includes companies that translate written material and interpret speech from one language to another. It also includes companies that provide sign language services. The services provided by this industry include document translation and website localization, which is the translation of website information into languages for use in other countries, taking into account any unique cultural and linguistic traits.

Industry Products
Written translation servicesInterpretation services
Industry Activities
Language interpretation servicesTranslation language servicesSign language servicesSpeech (i.e. language) interpretation services

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