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Freelance Medical Transcriptionist Salary

Women comprise the majority of Freelance Medical Transcriptionists in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $14.05 per hour on average. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. In this profession, less than 10 percent enjoy medical and dental coverage, and fewer than one in twenty have vision insurance, as well. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
$14,698 - $52,851
(Median)
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36K
53K
MEDIAN: $26,030
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$9.99 - $22.48
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$14,698 - $52,851  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,023  
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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$18,912 - $49,354  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.99 - $22.48  
   
Overtime
$17.54 - $23.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,023  
   
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).
)
$18,912 - $49,354  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 78
United States (change)

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 17%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 9% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 90%