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Medical Transcriptionist Salary

How much does a Medical Transcriptionist make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Medical Transcriptionist

$39,589 (USD)/yr

$19 (USD)/hr

$629 (USD)/yr

$39,156 (USD)/yr

$19 (USD)/hr

$629 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Transcribes dictated recordings made by physicians and other health care professionals into medical reports, correspondence, and other administrative materials in accordance with specific standards for medical records. Uses computer or word processor and understands medical terminology to accurately transcribe dictated recording or written notes into a format that is clear and comprehensible for the reader. Edits and corrects as necessary for accuracy and clarity.
The average medical transcriptionist salary in United States is $39,589 or an equivalent hourly rate of $19. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $629. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$29,803 (USD)

$47,686 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$45,895 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Medical Transcriptionist will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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