Medical Transcription in North Dakota

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Schools Offering Medical Transcription Programs in North Dakota


Around 0.2% of North Dakota's graduates graduate from medical transcription certificate programs every year. Thus, North Dakota's 5 medical transcription schools put out approximately 36 medical transcriptionists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in North Dakota that has a medical transcription program is Williston State College. Williston State College, which was ranked 80th in the country in 2010, is located in Williston. 2 students graduated with a certificate in medical transcription from Williston State College in 2010. Students at Williston State College paid $3,469 per year in tuition fees.

Dakota College at Bottineau, which is located in Bottineau, is the second-ranked school in North Dakota that has a medical transcription program. It received a ranking of 81st in the country in 2010. 9 students graduated with certificate in medical transcription from Dakota College at Bottineau in 2010. Dakota College at Bottineau charged in-state students $3,856 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in North Dakota with a medical transcription program is Rasmussen College-North Dakota, which is located in Fargo. In 2010, it was ranked 83rd nationwide. In 2010, Rasmussen College-North Dakota graduated 1 students from its medical transcription programs. Tuition at Rasmussen College-North Dakota was $13,560 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of North Dakota's medical transcription schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $5,441 per year, though tuition can range from $13,560 per year to $2,480 per year. In 2010, the medical transcription schools that charged the highest tuition rates in North Dakota were:

  1. Rasmussen College-North Dakota - located in Fargo, students are charged $13,560 per year
  2. Dakota College at Bottineau - located in Bottineau, students are charged $3,856 per year
  3. United Tribes Technical College - located in Bismarck, students are charged $3,840 per year

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

  1. Cankdeska Cikana Community College - located in Fort Totten, students are charged $2,480 per year
  2. Williston State College - located in Williston, students are charged $3,469 per year
  3. United Tribes Technical College - located in Bismarck, students are charged $3,840 per year

A medical transcription certificate from a North Dakota school... what next?

A large number of North Dakota medical transcription graduates become medical transcriptionists. North Dakota had 620 medical transcriptionists in 2010. The largest populations of North Dakota medical transcriptionists are working in the following counties:

  1. Clay County - 220 medical transcriptionists
  2. Burleigh County - 110 medical transcriptionists
  3. Adams County - 90 medical transcriptionists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of medical transcriptionists is expected to grow by 6% by 2018. There are projected to be 800 medical transcriptionists working in the North Dakota then.

Salary

On average, a medical transcriptionist earns a salary of $30,770 per year in North Dakota state. However, North Dakota medical transcriptionists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $18,600 per year to more than $56,730 per year in 2010. The counties in North Dakota with the highest average salary for a medical transcriptionist are:

  1. Adams County - $37,740 per year
  2. Burleigh County - $31,710 per year
  3. Clay County - $29,910 per year

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

  1. Barnes County - $24,250 per year
  2. Bottineau County - $27,410 per year
  3. Clay County - $29,910 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional North Dakota statistics regarding a career in medical transcription and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 North Dakota
  • Certificate in Medical Transcription in North Dakota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,548 miles from location Rasmussen College-North Dakota Fargo ND 17.0133 n/a 1,829
6,850 miles from location Williston State College Williston ND 19.661 n/a 952
6,699 miles from location Dakota College at Bottineau Bottineau ND 19.0805 n/a 746
6,733 miles from location United Tribes Technical College Bismarck ND 13.4972 n/a 476
6,640 miles from location Cankdeska Cikana Community College Fort Totten ND 7.83056 n/a 250
 

Curious what studying Medical Transcription gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in North Dakota

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Transcriptionists + 620 $30,770 24.0%
 

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