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Medical Transcriber Salary

Medical Transcribers in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $15.35 per hour for pay. Job satisfaction for Medical Transcribers is extremely high. Although just over two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, over one-half do enjoy medical insurance, and more than two-fifths get dental coverage, too. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$18,700 - $52,500
(Median)
19K
29K
43K
52K
MEDIAN: $32,500
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$9.53 - $23.87
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$18,700 - $52,500  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,017  
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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$20,430 - $50,160  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.53 - $23.87  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $28.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,017  
   
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).
)
$20,430 - $50,160  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
United States (change)

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 13%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 43%