Medical Transcription in Alabama

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Schools Offering Medical Transcription Programs in Alabama


Around 0.0% of Alabama's graduates graduate from medical transcription certificate programs every year. Thus, Alabama's 4 medical transcription schools put out approximately 39 medical transcriptionists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Alabama that has a medical transcription program is George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville, which was ranked 75th in the country in 2010, is located in Hanceville. 17 students graduated with a certificate in medical transcription from George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville in 2010. Tuition at George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville was $3,570 per year.

Snead State Community College, which is located in Boaz, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a medical transcription program. It received a ranking of 83rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Snead State Community College graduated 13 students from its medical transcription program. Snead State Community College charged in-state students $3,390 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Alabama that has a medical transcription program is Southern Union State Community College. Southern Union State Community College, which was ranked 86th in the country in 2010, is located in Wadley. 0 students graduated with certificate in medical transcription from Southern Union State Community College in 2010. Tuition at Southern Union State Community College was $2,834 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Alabama's medical transcription schools ranges from $3,570 per year to $2,834 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,266 per year. The Alabama medical transcription schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville - located in Hanceville, students are charged $3,570 per year
  2. Snead State Community College - located in Boaz, students are charged $3,390 per year
  3. Bishop State Community College - located in Mobile, students are charged $3,270 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Alabama medical transcription schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Southern Union State Community College - located in Wadley, students are charged $2,834 per year
  2. Bishop State Community College - located in Mobile, students are charged $3,270 per year
  3. Snead State Community College - located in Boaz, students are charged $3,390 per year

A medical transcription certificate from an Alabama school... what next?

Most people who graduate from medical transcription school in Alabama go on to work as a medical transcriptionist. Alabama had 1,200 medical transcriptionists in 2010. In Alabama, the largest numbers of medical transcriptionists work in the following counties:

  1. Bibb County - 280 medical transcriptionists
  2. Mobile County - 140 medical transcriptionists
  3. Greene County - 130 medical transcriptionists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of medical transcriptionists in the state of Alabama will grow to 1,970. This would require a 12% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, medical transcriptionists earn $28,120 per year. However, this number is only an average. medical transcriptionists in Alabama had varying salaries from $15,330 to $44,760 per year in 2010. A medical transcriptionist in the following Alabama counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Bibb County - $32,850 per year
  2. Limestone County - $31,320 per year
  3. Autauga County - $30,710 per year

The following counties in Alabama have the lowest average salaries for medical transcriptionists:

  1. Bullock County - $19,500 per year
  2. Etowah County - $21,650 per year
  3. Colbert County - $25,390 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in medical transcription in Alabama and to compare salaries with various related fields such as administrative assisting or health information, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Certificate in Medical Transcription in Alabama

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,040 miles from location George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Hanceville AL 24.8428 n/a 6,311
5,968 miles from location Southern Union State Community College Wadley AL 13.8231 n/a 5,111
6,109 miles from location Bishop State Community College Mobile AL 8.92793 n/a 3,598
6,006 miles from location Snead State Community College Boaz AL 17.4406 n/a 2,483
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Transcriptionists + 1,200 $28,120 -17.2%
 

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