The average rate for a Freelance Medical Transcriptionist is $14.27 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Freelance Medical Transcriptionist Total Pay (?
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$12,421 - $55,045
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MEDIAN: $25,645
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Freelance Medical Transcriptionist Total Pay (?
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$9.93 - $24.48
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$12,421 - $55,045  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,490  
Total Pay (?
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$16,285 - $51,426  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 197
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $24.48  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $38.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,490  
   
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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$16,285 - $51,426  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 197
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Freelance Medical Transcriptionist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Freelance Medical Transcriptionist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Late-Career
up arrow 5%
Experienced
up arrow 1%
National Average
$29,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 25 votes.
Gender
Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 13% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 86%
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