Medical Transcription in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Medical Transcription Programs in New Mexico


Each year, roughly 0.0% of New Mexico students graduate with certificates in medical transcription. Thus, New Mexico's 3 medical transcription schools put out approximately 17 medical transcriptionists each year.

Top Schools

Central New Mexico Community College, which was ranked 89th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a medical transcription program. It is located in Albuquerque. 5 students graduated with a certificate in medical transcription from Central New Mexico Community College in 2010. Tuition at Central New Mexico Community College was $1,812 per year.

San Juan College, which was ranked 89th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a medical transcription program. It is located in Farmington. In 2010, 6 students graduated from San Juan College medical transcription program. San Juan College charged in-state students $1,032 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in New Mexico with a medical transcription program is New Mexico State University-Carlsbad, which is located in Carlsbad. In 2010, it was ranked 94th nationwide. The tuition rate at New Mexico State University-Carlsbad was $1,439 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of New Mexico's medical transcription schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,428 per year, though tuition can range from $1,812 per year to $1,032 per year. The New Mexico medical transcription schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Central New Mexico Community College - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $1,812 per year
  2. New Mexico State University-Carlsbad - located in Carlsbad, students are charged $1,439 per year
  3. San Juan College - located in Farmington, students are charged $1,032 per year

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

  1. San Juan College - located in Farmington, students are charged $1,032 per year
  2. New Mexico State University-Carlsbad - located in Carlsbad, students are charged $1,439 per year
  3. Central New Mexico Community College - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $1,812 per year

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

A large number of New Mexico medical transcription graduates become medical transcriptionists. In 2010, there were 460 medical transcriptionists working in New Mexico. The New Mexico counties with the largest populations of medical transcriptionists are:

  1. Bernalillo County - 340 medical transcriptionists
  2. Chaves County - 40 medical transcriptionists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of medical transcriptionists in New Mexico will grow by 6%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 530 medical transcriptionists working in New Mexico.

Salary

On average, medical transcriptionists earn $31,910 per year. In 2010, however, some New Mexico medical transcriptionists earned as little as less than $19,360 per year or as much as more than $44,790 per year. The counties in New Mexico with the highest average salary for a medical transcriptionist are:

  1. Bernalillo County - $33,030 per year
  2. Chaves County - $27,000 per year

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

  1. Chaves County - $27,000 per year
  2. Bernalillo County - $33,030 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional New Mexico 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 New Mexico

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,162 miles from location Central New Mexico Community College Albuquerque NM 11.3262 n/a 27,999
7,225 miles from location San Juan College Farmington NM 10.8764 n/a 8,990
7,055 miles from location New Mexico State University-Carlsbad Carlsbad NM 6.0625 n/a 2,043
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Transcriptionists + 460 $31,910 91.7%
 

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