Transcriber Salary (United States)

A Transcriber earns an average wage of $14.97 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Transcriber Total Pay (?
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$17,226 - $45,958
(Median)
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39K
46K
MEDIAN: $32,822
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Transcriber Total Pay (?
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$9.30 - $24.14
(Median)
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24
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$17,226 - $45,958  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
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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$19,761 - $51,047  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.30 - $24.14  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
   
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).
)
$19,761 - $51,047  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Job Description for Transcriber
  • Enter data from paper forms into electronic forms.
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Pay by Experience Level for Transcriber
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Transcriber Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$31,000
Late-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 30% dental benefits Dental: 26%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 67%
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