Medical Transcription in Colorado

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Schools Offering Medical Transcription Programs in Colorado


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Colorado receive medical transcription certificates every year. That means an estimated 39 medical transcriptionists graduate from Colorado's 5 medical transcription schools each year.

Top Schools

Emily Griffith Opportunity School, which is located in Denver, is the top-ranked school in Colorado that has a medical transcription program. It received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010. In 2010, 24 students graduated from Emily Griffith Opportunity School's medical transcription program.

Colorado Technical University, which was ranked 74th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Colorado that has a medical transcription program. It is located in Englewood. In 2010, Colorado Technical University graduated 3 students from its medical transcription program. Students at Colorado Technical University paid $10,660 per year in tuition fees.

Morgan Community College, which is located in Fort Morgan, is the third-ranked school in Colorado that has a medical transcription program. It received a ranking of 82nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Morgan Community College medical transcription program. Students at Morgan Community College paid $2,626 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Colorado's medical transcription schools ranges from $10,665 per year to $2,626 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,417 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Colorado medical transcription schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Colorado Technical University - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $10,665 per year
  2. Colorado Technical University - located in Englewood, students are charged $10,660 per year
  3. Pikes Peak Community College - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $3,134 per year

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

  1. Morgan Community College - located in Fort Morgan, students are charged $2,626 per year
  2. Pikes Peak Community College - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $3,134 per year
  3. Colorado Technical University - located in Englewood, students are charged $10,660 per year

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

The highest percentage of medical transcription graduates in Colorado pursue careers as a medical transcriptionist. 1,230 medical transcriptionists were working in Colorado in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Colorado medical transcriptionists:

  1. Adams County - 560 medical transcriptionists
  2. Larimer County - 130 medical transcriptionists
  3. Boulder County - 130 medical transcriptionists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,590 medical transcriptionists will be working in Colorado state. This would require the number of medical transcriptionists to grow by 20%.

Salary

On average, medical transcriptionists earn $34,320 per year. But, salaries for medical transcriptionists can vary. In 2010, medical transcriptionists made as little as less than $17,100 per year or as much as more than $55,370 per year in Colorado. The following counties in Colorado have the highest average salaries for medical transcriptionists:

  1. Archuleta County - $37,930 per year
  2. Adams County - $35,210 per year
  3. El Paso County - $34,700 per year

A medical transcriptionist in the following counties in Colorado make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Mesa County - $32,330 per year
  2. Alamosa County - $32,460 per year
  3. Larimer County - $34,020 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in medical transcription in Colorado 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.

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,019 miles from location Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs CO 12.8957 n/a 13,572
7,020 miles from location Colorado Technical University Colorado Springs CO 16.9432 n/a 2,690
7,019 miles from location Emily Griffith Opportunity School Denver CO 29.376 n/a 2,230
0 miles from location Morgan Community College Fort Morgan CO 17.5808 n/a 1,918
7,014 miles from location Colorado Technical University Englewood CO 25.801 n/a 1,079
 

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 + 1,230 $34,320 -6.1%
 

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