Medical Transcription in Kentucky

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Schools Offering Medical Transcription Programs in Kentucky


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Kentucky graduates receive certificates in medical transcription. That means an estimated 2 medical transcriptionists graduate from Kentucky's 3 medical transcription schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kentucky with a medical transcription program is Spencerian College-Lexington, which is located in Lexington. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. no students graduated with a certificate in medical transcription from Spencerian College-Lexington in 2010. Spencerian College-Lexington charged in-state students $14,839 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Kentucky that has a medical transcription program is Spencerian College. Spencerian College, which was ranked 78th in the country in 2010, is located in Louisville. Students at Spencerian College paid $15,960 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Kentucky with a medical transcription program is National College-Lexington, which is located in Lexington. In 2010, it was ranked 82nd nationwide. In 2010, National College-Lexington graduated 0 students from its medical transcription programs. Tuition at National College-Lexington was $10,489 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Kentucky medical transcription school, average tuition will be $13,763 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $10,489 per year to $15,960 per year. The Kentucky medical transcription schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Spencerian College - located in Louisville, students are charged $15,960 per year
  2. Spencerian College-Lexington - located in Lexington, students are charged $14,839 per year
  3. National College-Lexington - located in Lexington, students are charged $10,489 per year

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

  1. National College-Lexington - located in Lexington, students are charged $10,489 per year
  2. Spencerian College-Lexington - located in Lexington, students are charged $14,839 per year
  3. Spencerian College - located in Louisville, students are charged $15,960 per year

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

The highest percentage of medical transcription graduates in Kentucky pursue careers as a medical transcriptionist. Kentucky had 1,510 medical transcriptionists in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Kentucky medical transcriptionists:

  1. Clark County - 490 medical transcriptionists
  2. Ballard County - 220 medical transcriptionists
  3. Bell County - 160 medical transcriptionists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of medical transcriptionists is expected to grow by 7% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,170 medical transcriptionists working in the Kentucky then.

Salary

A medical transcriptionist in Kentucky earns $28,610 per year on average. However, Kentucky medical transcriptionists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,340 per year to more than $45,950 per year in 2010. The counties in Kentucky with the highest average salary for a medical transcriptionist are:

  1. Bourbon County - $34,100 per year
  2. Edmonson County - $31,390 per year
  3. Clark County - $27,960 per year

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

  1. Adair County - $26,120 per year
  2. Bell County - $27,370 per year
  3. Ballard County - $27,540 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Kentucky 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.

  • Certificate in Medical Transcription in Kentucky

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,921 miles from location National College-Lexington Lexington KY 18.495 n/a 3,702
5,998 miles from location Spencerian College Louisville KY 22.463 n/a 1,281
5,923 miles from location Spencerian College-Lexington Lexington KY 29.2223 n/a 618
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Transcriptionists + 1,510 $28,610 -11.7%
 

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