The average rate for a Medical Transcriptionist is AU$25.28 per hour.

AU$29,933 - AU$60,402
AU$30K
AU$49K
AU$60K
MEDIAN: AU$48,541
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.02 - AU$30.16
AU$20
AU$25
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$25.42
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$63K
Salary AU$29,933 - AU$60,402
Bonus AU$1,500
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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AU$40,372 - AU$63,289
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28
Hourly Data AU$0AU$45
Hourly Rate AU$20.02 - AU$30.16
Overtime AU$40.98
Annual Data AU$0AU$63K
Bonus AU$1,500
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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AU$40,372 - AU$63,289
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 140

Job Description for Medical Transcriptionist

A medical transcriptionist transfers codes from doctor’s notes, in order to include the treatments and diagnoses in a document or a computerized database. Some of the work will involve listening to a recording from a medical professional and converting it into speech. It is important to be able to use analytical and listening skills, in order to interpret sentences that involve medical terminology into medical codes.

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Medical Transcriptionist Tasks

  • Identify and return any record errors to physician for correction.
  • Produce medical reports, records, statistics, and administrative material.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Transcriptionist

Pay by Experience for a Medical Transcriptionist has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Transcriptionist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 67 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Transcriptionist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Medical Transcriptionist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 61 salaries. A Medical Transcriptionist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$56,000 based on 41 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$52,554

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Key Stats for Medical Transcriptionist

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Medical Transcriptionist Salaries

▲7%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Medical Transcriptionist Salaries

▲6%

National Average
AU$53,000

Medical Terminology
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 91%