Average Base Pay
16.7% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Medical Transcriptionists role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $21,540. A Medical Transcriptionists candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $30,190. A person in a mid-career Medical Transcriptionists role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $34,730 a year. Medical Transcriptionists with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $38,900. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Medical Transcriptionists role’s annual salary averages $44,020 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Medical Transcriptionists position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $34,730 higher than the national average for Medical Transcriptionists positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Medical Transcriptionists roles that can advance both internally and with another company.