Senior Medical Transcriptionist Salary

The average rate for a Senior Medical Transcriptionist is $18.28 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Transcription and Medical Terminology. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$23,489 - $56,171
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$36K
$56K
MEDIAN: $35,728
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$13.74 - $25.03
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MEDIAN: $18.67
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$0$56K
Salary $23,489 - $56,171
Bonus $475.00
Total Pay (?
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$27,325 - $53,730
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $13.74 - $25.03
Overtime $28.76
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $475.00
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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$27,325 - $53,730
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

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Job Description for Senior Medical Transcriptionist

Senior medical transcriptionists transcribe and interpret dictations made by health care professionals (such as physicians) regarding patient assessment, diagnosis and prognosis, and therapeutic procedures, among other areas. These transcriptions require a high level of skill or accuracy. Reports are transcribed in an electronic format to create files that represent the full medical history of a patient. In some cases, health practitioners may dictate these notes into speech-recognition software, in which case the medical transcriptionist edits the notes and checks for errors.

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

Senior Medical Transcriptionist in Cleveland:
"Experienced Senior Medical Transcriptionist."
Pros: Working at home and variable hours.
Cons: Compensation for legal medical documentation and lack of communication from company. Stress of ESL dictators.

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Key Stats for Senior Medical Transcriptionist

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
60%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Medical Transcriptionist Salaries

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
$39,000

Experienced
▼5%

Mid-Career
▼11%

Skills That Affect Senior Medical Transcriptionist Salaries

Transcription
▲28%

Medical Terminology
▲10%

National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
60%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 23%
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