Medical Transcription in Missouri

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Schools Offering Medical Transcription Programs in Missouri


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Missouri students graduate with certificates in medical transcription. In other words, every year an estimated 16 medical transcriptionists graduate from Missouri's 6 medical transcription schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Missouri that has a medical transcription program is Cox College. Cox College, which was ranked 58th in the country in 2010, is located in Springfield. In 2010, no students graduated from Cox College's medical transcription program. Students at Cox College paid $11,577 per year in tuition fees.

Hillyard Technical Center, which is located in Saint Joseph, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a medical transcription program. It received a ranking of 66th in the country in 2010. 3 students graduated with certificate in medical transcription from Hillyard Technical Center in 2010.

North Central Missouri College, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a medical transcription program. It is located in Trenton. In 2010, North Central Missouri College graduated 0 students from its medical transcription programs. The tuition rate at North Central Missouri College was $2,550 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Missouri's medical transcription schools ranges from $12,708 per year to $2,460 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,298 per year. In 2010, the following Missouri medical transcription schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Everest College-Springfield Campus - located in Springfield, students are charged $12,708 per year
  2. Cox College - located in Springfield, students are charged $11,577 per year
  3. North Central Missouri College - located in Trenton, students are charged $2,550 per year

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

  1. Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley - located in Kansas City, students are charged $2,460 per year
  2. Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $2,490 per year
  3. North Central Missouri College - located in Trenton, students are charged $2,550 per year

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

A large number of Missouri medical transcription graduates become medical transcriptionists. Missouri had 1,910 medical transcriptionists in 2010. The Missouri counties with the largest populations of medical transcriptionists are:

  1. Franklin County - 830 medical transcriptionists
  2. Bond County - 790 medical transcriptionists
  3. Christian County - 150 medical transcriptionists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of medical transcriptionists is expected to grow by 3% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,290 medical transcriptionists working in the Missouri then.

Salary

On average, medical transcriptionists earn $31,180 per year. However, this number is only an average. medical transcriptionists in Missouri had varying salaries from $16,780 to $44,210 per year in 2010. On average a medical transcriptionist earns the most in the following Missouri counties:

  1. Bond County - $34,460 per year
  2. Boone County - $31,780 per year
  3. Franklin County - $30,880 per year

On average, medical transcriptionists earns the least in the following Missouri counties:

  1. Butler County - $25,850 per year
  2. Adair County - $27,260 per year
  3. Jasper County - $27,700 per year

More Information

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  • Certificate in Medical Transcription in Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,240 miles from location Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park Saint Louis MO 9.06966 n/a 8,207
6,472 miles from location Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Kansas City MO 9.3452 n/a 4,656
6,416 miles from location North Central Missouri College Trenton MO 22.466 n/a 1,802
6,407 miles from location Everest College-Springfield Campus Springfield MO 18.4511 81% 520
6,406 miles from location Cox College Springfield MO 41.9327 60% 497
6,480 miles from location Hillyard Technical Center Saint Joseph MO 33.8139 n/a 164
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Transcriptionists + 1,910 $31,180 12.4%
 

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