Freelance Medical Transcriptionist Salary

Women comprise the majority of Freelance Medical Transcriptionists in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $13.53 per hour on average. Work is enjoyable for Freelance Medical Transcriptionists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$15,304 - $68,574
(Median)
$15K
$26K
$69K
MEDIAN: $26,200
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$10.05 - $23.12
(Median)
$10
$14
$23
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$15,304 - $68,574  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $710  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,114 - $50,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.05 - $23.12  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$18.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $710  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,114 - $50,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Job Description for Freelance Medical Transcriptionist

A freelance medical transcriptionist converts reports that have been made by doctors and other medical providers into written documents. These transcriptions will sometimes be turned into reports and summaries that will aid in such things as documenting patient medical history. The transcriptionist may also enter data into databases.

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Freelance Medical Transcriptionist Tasks

  • Translate medical jargon and abbreviations into their expanded forms.
  • Transcribe, review and input dictation for a variety of medical reports such as patient histories, consultation, or discharge summaries.
  • Identify and return any record errors to physician for correction.
  • Produce medical reports, records, statistics, and administrative material.

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Experience Affects Freelance Medical Transcriptionist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

National Average
$28,000

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 96%
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