As of May 2014, the average Medical Transcriptionists brought home just shy of $34,750 a year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But earnings vary greatly by location, as employers must offer higher wages in certain areas of the country to attract qualified candidates. On average, the highest wages paid in Medical Transcriptionists were in Massachusetts, District of Columbia, California, Washington and Connecticut.
Salary: $22,22 – $49,290
Min. Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Job Outlook 2014-24: 3% (Decline)
Related Careers: Court Reporters, Information Clerks, Receptionists & Secretaries and Administrative Assistants.
|Highest Paying States for Medical Transcriptionists|
|2. District of Columbia||$22.41|
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Data extracted on February 13, 2016