The average wage for a Medical Transcriber is $15.07 per hour.
Medical Transcriber Total Pay (?
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$13,019 - $72,985
(Median)
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73K
MEDIAN: $30,722
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Medical Transcriber Total Pay (?
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$9.61 - $23.22
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$13,019 - $72,985  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,039  
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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$19,036 - $52,473  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.61 - $23.22  
   
Overtime
$6.00 - $36.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,039  
   
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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$19,036 - $52,473  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Job Description for Medical Transcriber
  • 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 Medical Transcriber Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
30%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 51%
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