Medical Transcription in New Jersey

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Schools Offering Medical Transcription Programs in New Jersey


Around 0.0% of New Jersey's graduates graduate from medical transcription certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 9 medical transcriptionists graduate from New Jersey's 4 medical transcription schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Jersey that has a medical transcription program is StenoTech Career Institute. StenoTech Career Institute, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in Piscataway. no students graduated with a certificate in medical transcription from StenoTech Career Institute in 2010.

The second-ranked school in New Jersey that has a medical transcription program is StenoTech Career Institute. StenoTech Career Institute, which was ranked 89th in the country in 2010, is located in Fairfield.

Hudson County Community College, which was ranked 89th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in New Jersey that has a medical transcription program. It is located in Jersey City. Hudson County Community College charged in-state students $4,240 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a New Jersey medical transcription school, average tuition will be $1,992 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,728 per year to $4,240 per year. In 2010, the following New Jersey medical transcription schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Hudson County Community College - located in Jersey City, students are charged $4,240 per year
  2. Passaic County Community College - located in Paterson, students are charged $3,728 per year

The following New Jersey medical transcription schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Passaic County Community College - located in Paterson, students are charged $3,728 per year
  2. Hudson County Community College - located in Jersey City, students are charged $4,240 per year

A medical transcription certificate from a New Jersey school... what next?

A large number of New Jersey medical transcription graduates become medical transcriptionists. 1,870 medical transcriptionists were working in New Jersey in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of New Jersey medical transcriptionists:

  1. Middlesex County - 600 medical transcriptionists
  2. Essex County - 360 medical transcriptionists
  3. Burlington County - 290 medical transcriptionists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of medical transcriptionists in the state of New Jersey will grow to 2,100. This would require a 2% growth in the profession.

Salary

A medical transcriptionist in New Jersey earns $40,190 per year on average. In 2010, however, some New Jersey medical transcriptionists earned as little as less than $19,330 per year or as much as more than $74,900 per year. On average a medical transcriptionist earns the most in the following New Jersey counties:

  1. Middlesex County - $43,750 per year
  2. Essex County - $40,210 per year
  3. Mercer County - $39,890 per year

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

  1. Burlington County - $33,710 per year
  2. Atlantic County - $38,950 per year
  3. Mercer County - $39,890 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in medical transcription in New Jersey 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 New Jersey
  • Certificate in Medical Transcription in New Jersey

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,402 miles from location Passaic County Community College Paterson NJ 8.25029 n/a 8,883
5,394 miles from location Hudson County Community College Jersey City NJ 8.43331 n/a 8,682
5,408 miles from location StenoTech Career Institute Fairfield NJ 10.8589 100% 79
5,413 miles from location StenoTech Career Institute Piscataway NJ 29.2456 100% 78
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Transcriptionists + 1,870 $40,190 -28.1%
 

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