Medical Transcription in Montana

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Schools Offering Medical Transcription Programs in Montana


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Montana graduates receive certificates in medical transcription. Thus, Montana's 3 medical transcription schools put out approximately 14 medical transcriptionists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Montana with a medical transcription program is Miles Community College, which is located in Miles City. In 2010, it was ranked 78th nationwide. In 2010, no students graduated from Miles Community College's medical transcription program. Miles Community College charged in-state students $3,420 in tuition fees per year.

Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology, which is located in Great Falls, is the second-ranked school in Montana that has a medical transcription program. It received a ranking of 89th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 9 students graduated from Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology medical transcription program. Tuition at Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology was $3,024 per year.

Flathead Valley Community College, which is located in Kalispell, is the third-ranked school in Montana that has a medical transcription program. It received a ranking of 89th in the country in 2010. 0 students graduated with certificate in medical transcription from Flathead Valley Community College in 2010. Flathead Valley Community College charged in-state students $3,584 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Montana medical transcription school, average tuition will be $3,343 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,024 per year to $3,584 per year. In 2010, the following Montana medical transcription schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Flathead Valley Community College - located in Kalispell, students are charged $3,584 per year
  2. Miles Community College - located in Miles City, students are charged $3,420 per year
  3. Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology - located in Great Falls, students are charged $3,024 per year

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

  1. Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology - located in Great Falls, students are charged $3,024 per year
  2. Miles Community College - located in Miles City, students are charged $3,420 per year
  3. Flathead Valley Community College - located in Kalispell, students are charged $3,584 per year

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

The highest percentage of medical transcription graduates in Montana pursue careers as a medical transcriptionist. If you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Montana, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 440 Montana medical transcriptionists as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Montana medical transcriptionists:

  1. Beaverhead County - 140 medical transcriptionists
  2. Carbon County - 80 medical transcriptionists
  3. Missoula County - 60 medical transcriptionists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of medical transcriptionists in Montana will grow by 14%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 540 medical transcriptionists working in Montana.

Salary

On average, a medical transcriptionist earns a salary of $32,600 per year in Montana state. In 2010, however, some Montana medical transcriptionists earned as little as less than $17,550 per year or as much as more than $50,980 per year. On average a medical transcriptionist earns the most in the following Montana counties:

  1. Carbon County - $36,920 per year
  2. Missoula County - $35,140 per year
  3. Beaverhead County - $34,450 per year

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

  1. Carter County - $25,080 per year
  2. Flathead County - $30,510 per year
  3. Beaverhead County - $34,450 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Montana 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 Montana
  • Certificate in Medical Transcription in Montana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,327 miles from location Flathead Valley Community College Kalispell MT 10.7207 n/a 2,501
7,206 miles from location Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology Great Falls MT 10.7958 n/a 2,442
6,975 miles from location Miles Community College Miles City MT 21.7279 n/a 502
 

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 + 440 $32,600 0.0%
 

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