Medical Transcriptionists

Medical transcriptionists, sometimes referred to as healthcare documentation specialists, listen to voice recordings that physicians and other healthcare workers make and convert them into written reports. They also may review and edit medical documents created using speech recognition technology. Transcriptionists interpret medical terminology and abbreviations in preparing patients? medical histories, discharge summaries, and other documents.

$35,250

Median US Salary

Postsecondary nondegree award

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Medical Transcriptionists

Currently employed

55,880

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

-3%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

Declining

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Medical Transcriptionists

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

Alaska $44,460

Rhode Island $43,900

Minnesota $43,540

Massachusetts $42,510

Maryland $41,890

New Jersey $40,820

California $39,670

New Hampshire $39,560

Wisconsin $39,280

Vermont $39,090

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Maxxing your 401k as Medical Transcriptionists

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

53.9%

Per paycheck

$730.76

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $1,355.77
Pre Tax Retirement $730.76
Before Taxes $625.01
Taxes $187.50
Take Home $437.51

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