Medical Transcription in California

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Schools Offering Medical Transcription Programs in California


Each year, approximately 0.0% of California graduates receive certificates in medical transcription. Thus, California's 4 medical transcription schools put out approximately 3 medical transcriptionists each year.

Top Schools

Empire College School of Business, which is located in Santa Rosa, is the top-ranked school in California that has a medical transcription program. It received a ranking of 69th in the country in 2010. no students graduated with a certificate in medical transcription from Empire College School of Business in 2010.

Ladera Career Paths Training Centers, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in California that has a medical transcription program. It is located in Los Angeles. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Ladera Career Paths Training Centers medical transcription program.

South Coast College, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in California that has a medical transcription program. It is located in Orange. In 2010, South Coast College graduated 3 students from its medical transcription programs. Tuition at South Coast College was $0 per year.

Cost

Tuition at California's medical transcription schools ranges from $10,134 per year to $10,134 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,534 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at California medical transcription schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Humphreys College-Stockton and Modesto Campuses - located in Stockton, students are charged $10,134 per year

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

  1. Humphreys College-Stockton and Modesto Campuses - located in Stockton, students are charged $10,134 per year

A medical transcription certificate from a California school... what next?

Most people who graduate from medical transcription school in California go on to work as a medical transcriptionist. 5,620 medical transcriptionists were working in California in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of California medical transcriptionists:

  1. Los Angeles County - 1,660 medical transcriptionists
  2. El Dorado County - 480 medical transcriptionists
  3. Riverside County - 470 medical transcriptionists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of medical transcriptionists in California will grow by 9%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 8,100 medical transcriptionists working in California.

Salary

A medical transcriptionist in California earns $42,410 per year on average. In 2010, however, some California medical transcriptionists earned as little as less than $21,160 per year or as much as more than $71,310 per year. The following counties in California have the highest average salaries for medical transcriptionists:

  1. Monterey County - $49,060 per year
  2. San Benito County - $49,000 per year
  3. Marin County - $48,430 per year

The California counties with the lowest average salary for medical transcriptionists are:

  1. Kern County - $33,790 per year
  2. Tulare County - $34,990 per year
  3. Butte County - $35,670 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional California statistics regarding a career in medical transcription and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 California

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,897 miles from location Humphreys College-Stockton and Modesto Campuses Stockton CA 8.94607 n/a 867
7,957 miles from location Empire College School of Business Santa Rosa CA 30.6032 n/a 718
7,806 miles from location South Coast College Orange CA 16.3553 n/a 366
7,830 miles from location Ladera Career Paths Training Centers Los Angeles CA 28.8689 n/a 89
 

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 + 5,620 $42,410 -25.6%
 

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