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Freelance Medical Transcriptionist Salary

Most Freelance Medical Transcriptionists in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $13.41 per hour. Less than one in ten have medical and dental plans, and fewer than one in twenty have vision insurance. The majority of Freelance Medical Transcriptionists claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$14,698 - $55,996
(Median)
$15K
$27K
$56K
MEDIAN: $27,139
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$10.07 - $22.30
(Median)
$10
$13
$22
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$14,698 - $55,996  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,002  
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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$19,334 - $49,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $22.30  
   
Overtime
$17.54 - $23.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,002  
   
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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$19,334 - $49,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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Job Description for Freelance Medical Transcriptionist

  • 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 13%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 8% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 91%
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