Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Medical Transcriptionist is $41,850
What Do Medical Transcriptionists Do?
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 …Read more