Freelance Medical Transcriptionists in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $15.00 per hour for pay. It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$10.99 - $24.68
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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$10.99 - $24.68  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
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$22,996 - $52,350  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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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

Entry-Level
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Late-Career
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National Average
$31,000

Experienced
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 100%
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