Freelance Medical Transcriptionist Salary

Freelance Medical Transcriptionists in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $17.38 per hour. Job satisfaction for Freelance Medical Transcriptionists is extremely high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$9.93 - $25.17
$9
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $9.93 - $25.17
Overtime $45.00
Annual Data $0$59K
Total Pay (?
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$20,940 - $59,520
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

Job Description for Freelance Medical Transcriptionist

A freelance medical transcriptionist converts reports that have been made by doctors and other medical providers into written documents. These transcriptions will sometimes be turned into reports and summaries that will aid in such things as documenting patient medical history. The transcriptionist may also enter data into databases.

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Freelance 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.

Freelance Medical Transcriptionist Job Listings

Freelance Medical Transcriptionist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Freelance Medical Transcriptionist?

Freelance Medical Transcriptionist in Red Oak:
"Tough but Fun!"
Pros: What I like the most is that I get to work from home. No one breathing down my neck, no people around yelling and interrupting my work area. I can work when I want, as long as I get the assignment down before the deadline.
Cons: If you don't finish a file on time, it is given to someone else.

Key Stats for Freelance Medical Transcriptionist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Freelance Medical Transcriptionist Salaries

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Experienced
▼14%

Late-Career
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%