Entry-Level Medical Transcriptionist Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Medical Transcriptionist earns an average wage of $12.21 per hour. A skill in Medical Records is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Medical Transcriptionist Total Pay (?
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$12,204 - $41,230
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25,802
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Entry-Level Medical Transcriptionist Total Pay (?
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$9.20 - $16.90
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$12,204 - $41,230  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,150  
Profit Sharing
$291.63 - $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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$17,126 - $38,376  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 949
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.20 - $16.90  
   
Overtime
$10.89 - $24.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,150  
   
Profit Sharing
$291.63 - $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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$17,126 - $38,376  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 949
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Medical Transcriptionist Salaries

Medical Records
up arrow 11%
Editing
up arrow 9%
Medical Coding
up arrow 7%
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Transcription
up arrow 3%
Typing
up arrow 3%
Radiology
up arrow 2%
National Average
$26,000
Orthopedics
up arrow 3%
Acute Care
up arrow 4%
Cardiology
up arrow 4%
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 94 votes.
Gender
Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 47%
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