The average hourly pay for an Experienced Medical Transcriptionist is $15.80.
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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. The transcriptionist may also make abstracts and summaries from patient medic…Read more
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Popular Skills for Medical Transcriptionist
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Medical Terminology, Transcription, Typing, Editing and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Medical Transcriptionist
An entry-level Medical Transcriptionist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.10 based on 284 salaries. An early career Medical Transcriptionist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.13 based on 394 salaries. A mid-career Medical Transcriptionist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.91 based on 228 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
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Employees with Medical Transcriptionist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 21.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Little Rock, Arkansas (13.9% more) and Chicago, Illinois (11.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (8.4% less), Denver, Colorado (5.1% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (2.8% less).
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