Freelance Medical Transcriptionist Salary

Most Freelance Medical Transcriptionists in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $13.33 per hour. In this profession, fewer than one in ten enjoy medical and dental coverage, and less than two percent have vision insurance, as well. Most Freelance Medical Transcriptionists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$14,813 - $57,928
(Median)
$15K
$29K
$58K
MEDIAN: $28,666
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$10.02 - $22.06
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$13
$22
MEDIAN: $13.00
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Salary
$14,813 - $57,928  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$19,316 - $49,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.02 - $22.06  
   
Overtime
$9.00 - $18.31  
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$19,316 - $49,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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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

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 6% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 94%
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