Medical Transcription Career Opportunities

Earning your Medical Transcription career certificate will make medical transcription career opportunities available to you. Physicians depend on trained medical transcriptionists to produce finished medical reports. Medical transcriptionists often work independently, setting their own hours and transcribing reports from home. They are employed in doctors’ and dentists’ offices, imaging departments, hospitals, HMOs, community clinics and emergency facilities. Professional training is the key to success.

Increases in healthcare services are expected to result in more medical tests and procedures, meaning more medical transcription career opportunities for you. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median pay for medical transcriptionists is $34,890 per year.

  • $34,890MEDIAN PAY
  • The U.S. Department of Labor forecasts 67,800 medical transcription jobs by 2024.

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

Don’t miss out on the surge in medical transcription career opportunities. Call 1-800-957-5412 or enroll online today.

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Medical Transcriptionists (May 5, 2016).