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Medical Transcriptionist

Transcribe medical reports recorded by physicians and other healthcare practitioners using various electronic devices, covering office visits, emergency room visits, diagnostic imaging studies, operations, chart reviews, and final summaries. Transcribe dictated reports and translate abbreviations into fully understandable form. Edit as necessary and return reports in either printed or electronic form for review and signature, or correction.

National estimates for this occupation:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation: 

Employment Employment RSE Mean Hourly Wage Mean Annual Wage Wage RSE
78,780 1.6% $16.12 $33,530 0.4%

 

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation: 

 

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.56 $13.01 $15.82 $18.87 $22.22
Annual Wage $21,960 $27,070 $32,900 $39,260 $46,220

Medical Transcriptionist