Freelance Medical Transcriptionist Salary

Women comprise the majority of Freelance Medical Transcriptionists in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $15.46 per hour on average. Job satisfaction for Freelance Medical Transcriptionists is extremely high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$11.11 - $24.94
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MEDIAN: $15.46
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Hourly Rate
$11.11 - $24.94  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
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Total Pay (?
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$23,154 - $53,582  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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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

  • Identify and return any record errors to physician for correction.
  • Produce medical reports, records, statistics, and administrative material.
  • 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.

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Key Stats for Freelance Medical Transcriptionist

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Freelance Medical Transcriptionist Salaries

Entry-Level
▲3%

National Average
$32,000

Experienced
▼4%

Late-Career
▼4%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

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