Medical Transcription Specialist Salary (United States)

A Medical Transcription Specialist earns an average wage of $16.86 per hour.
Medical Transcription Specialist Total Pay (?
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$20,488 - $67,407
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43K
67K
MEDIAN: $33,500
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Medical Transcription Specialist Total Pay (?
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$11.00 - $23.78
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$20,488 - $67,407  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,818  
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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$21,768 - $52,129  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $23.78  
   
Overtime
$10.14 - $44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,818  
   
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).
)
$21,768 - $52,129  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Job Description for Medical Transcription Specialist

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Transcription Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Medical Transcription Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%
Late-Career
0%
National Average
$35,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 13%
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
100%
female alumni
 
Male
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 23%
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