Freelance Medical Transcriptionist Salary

Freelance Medical Transcriptionists in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $13.40 per hour. Less than five percent receive medical and dental insurance and less than two percent get vision insurance. Job satisfaction for Freelance Medical Transcriptionists is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$14,753 - $58,197

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$9.99 - $22.20

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$14,753 - $58,197  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
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$19,746 - $49,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Hourly Rate
$9.99 - $22.20  
   
Overtime
$9.00 - $18.31  
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$0.00 - $1,007  
   
Total Pay (?
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$19,746 - $49,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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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

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 5% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 95%
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