Medical Transcription in Arizona

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Schools Offering Medical Transcription Programs in Arizona


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Arizona graduates receive certificates in medical transcription. In other words, every year an estimated 9 medical transcriptionists graduate from Arizona's 7 medical transcription schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arizona that has a medical transcription program is Eastern Arizona College. Eastern Arizona College, which was ranked 83rd in the country in 2010, is located in Thatcher. no students graduated with a certificate in medical transcription from Eastern Arizona College in 2010. The tuition rate at Eastern Arizona College was $1,520 per year.

The second-ranked school in Arizona with a medical transcription program is Yavapai College, which is located in Prescott. In 2010, it was ranked 85th nationwide. Tuition at Yavapai College was $1,488 per year.

GateWay Community College, which is located in Phoenix, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a medical transcription program. It received a ranking of 87th in the country in 2010. 2 students graduated with certificate in medical transcription from GateWay Community College in 2010. Students at GateWay Community College paid $1,734 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Arizona's medical transcription schools ranges from $2,310 per year to $1,414 per year. But, the average tuition is $1,749 per year. In 2010, the medical transcription schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Arizona were:

  1. Mohave Community College - located in Kingman, students are charged $2,310 per year
  2. Coconino County Community College - located in Flagstaff, students are charged $2,040 per year
  3. GateWay Community College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year

The medical transcription schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Arizona were:

  1. Northland Pioneer College - located in Holbrook, students are charged $1,414 per year
  2. Yavapai College - located in Prescott, students are charged $1,488 per year
  3. Eastern Arizona College - located in Thatcher, students are charged $1,520 per year

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

A large number of Arizona medical transcription graduates become medical transcriptionists. If you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Arizona, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 2,070 Arizona medical transcriptionists as of 2010. The largest populations of Arizona medical transcriptionists are working in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 1,670 medical transcriptionists
  2. Pima County - 210 medical transcriptionists
  3. Mohave County - 40 medical transcriptionists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of medical transcriptionists in the state of Arizona will grow to 2,930. This would require a 11% growth in the profession.

Salary

A medical transcriptionist in Arizona earns $35,770 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Arizona medical transcriptionists earned as little as less than $23,040 per year or as much as more than $49,860 per year. The following counties in Arizona have the highest average salaries for medical transcriptionists:

  1. Mohave County - $38,640 per year
  2. Maricopa County - $36,110 per year
  3. Yuma County - $35,520 per year

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

  1. Pima County - $32,970 per year
  2. Yuma County - $35,520 per year
  3. Maricopa County - $36,110 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in medical transcription. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as administrative assisting or health information.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Medical Transcription in Arizona
  • Certificate in Medical Transcription in Arizona

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,489 miles from location Phoenix College Phoenix AZ 12.4906 n/a 12,164
7,493 miles from location Yavapai College Prescott AZ 14.9939 n/a 8,276
7,484 miles from location GateWay Community College Phoenix AZ 13.1689 n/a 7,863
7,366 miles from location Eastern Arizona College Thatcher AZ 16.7279 n/a 7,241
7,568 miles from location Mohave Community College Kingman AZ 10.6222 n/a 6,702
7,359 miles from location Northland Pioneer College Holbrook AZ 8.71041 n/a 4,636
7,439 miles from location Coconino County Community College Flagstaff AZ 7.48753 n/a 3,981
 

Curious what studying Medical Transcription gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Transcriptionists + 2,070 $35,770 32.7%
 

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Below are medical transcription related jobs in Arizona