Medical Transcriber

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October 30, 2016

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Medical Transcriber Job Description

Medical Transcriptionists Use transcribing machines with headset and foot pedal to listen to recordings by physicians and other healthcare professionals dictating a variety of medical reports, such as emergency room visits, diagnostic imaging studies, operations, chart reviews, and final summaries. Transcribe dictated reports and translate medical jargon and abbreviations into their expanded forms. Edit as necessary and return reports in either printed or electronic form to the dictator for review and signature, or correction.

Medical Transcriber Salary Statistics as of 2015

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Average annual salary for a Medical Transcriber is $30908 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $60176. The lowest salary reported was $20357. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Median hourly wage for a Medical Transcriber is $15.37 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $29.92. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $10.12. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Bonuses for a Medical Transcriber are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $100 from people with under 1 year of experience.

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These are the highest paying states for a Medical Transcriber. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
California – n/a

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These are the highest paying cities for a Medical Transcriber. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
5-9 years –
20 years or more –

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This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Medical Transcriber from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $30908 while in 2007 it was just $28663.53

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Gender Statistics

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95%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 5% of Medical Transcribers were males while 95% were females. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

Past Jobs

Medical Transcriptionist
$19,983 – $42,269
Medical Secretary
$20,668 – $38,759

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