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Freelance Medical Transcriptionist Salary

Freelance Medical Transcriptionists in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $13.51 per hour. The majority of Freelance Medical Transcriptionists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Less than 10 percent get medical and dental insurance, and less than five percent get vision plans, too. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$14,778 - $55,459
(Median)
$15K
$27K
$55K
MEDIAN: $27,139
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$10.06 - $22.35
(Median)
$10
$14
$22
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$14,778 - $55,459  
   
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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$19,388 - $49,231  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $22.35  
   
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).
)
$19,388 - $49,231  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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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 12%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 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
39%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

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