Medical Transcription in Oregon

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Schools Offering Medical Transcription Programs in Oregon


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Oregon students graduate with certificates in medical transcription. Thus, Oregon's 9 medical transcription schools put out approximately 49 medical transcriptionists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oregon that has a medical transcription program is Sumner College. Sumner College, which was ranked 77th in the country in 2010, is located in Portland. 10 students graduated with a certificate in medical transcription from Sumner College in 2010.

Abdill Career College Inc, which was ranked 78th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Oregon that has a medical transcription program. It is located in Medford.

Mt Hood Community College, which was ranked 78th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Oregon that has a medical transcription program. It is located in Gresham. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Mt Hood Community College medical transcription program. The tuition rate at Mt Hood Community College was $3,769 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Oregon's medical transcription schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $2,810 per year, though tuition can range from $4,485 per year to $2,643 per year. In 2010, the following Oregon medical transcription schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Southwestern Oregon Community College - located in Coos Bay, students are charged $4,485 per year
  2. Treasure Valley Community College - located in Ontario, students are charged $4,095 per year
  3. Mt Hood Community College - located in Gresham, students are charged $3,769 per year

The following Oregon medical transcription schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Central Oregon Community College - located in Bend, students are charged $2,643 per year
  2. Linn-Benton Community College - located in Albany, students are charged $3,234 per year
  3. Lane Community College - located in Eugene, students are charged $3,418 per year

A medical transcription certificate from an Oregon school... what next?

Most people who graduate from medical transcription school in Oregon go on to work as a medical transcriptionist. Oregon had 1,270 medical transcriptionists in 2010. The largest populations of Oregon medical transcriptionists are working in the following counties:

  1. Clackamas County - 520 medical transcriptionists
  2. Jackson County - 110 medical transcriptionists
  3. Marion County - 110 medical transcriptionists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of medical transcriptionists is expected to grow by 22% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,940 medical transcriptionists working in the Oregon then.

Salary

A medical transcriptionist in Oregon earns $36,360 per year on average. However, Oregon medical transcriptionists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $24,130 per year to more than $49,090 per year in 2010. The following counties in Oregon have the highest average salaries for medical transcriptionists:

  1. Clackamas County - $40,860 per year
  2. Deschutes County - $37,050 per year
  3. Benton County - $36,590 per year

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

  1. Baker County - $30,130 per year
  2. Douglas County - $30,860 per year
  3. Jackson County - $33,670 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,822 miles from location Lane Community College Eugene OR 9.16106 n/a 12,691
7,791 miles from location Chemeketa Community College Salem OR 10.9513 n/a 12,217
7,750 miles from location Mt Hood Community College Gresham OR 12.9715 n/a 8,897
7,808 miles from location Linn-Benton Community College Albany OR 9.74119 n/a 6,512
7,743 miles from location Central Oregon Community College Bend OR 12.4455 n/a 6,261
7,542 miles from location Treasure Valley Community College Ontario OR 12.3871 n/a 2,618
7,895 miles from location Southwestern Oregon Community College Coos Bay OR 11.4399 n/a 2,206
7,765 miles from location Sumner College Portland OR 22.6188 n/a 188
7,861 miles from location Abdill Career College Inc Medford OR 21.7653 n/a 114
 

Curious what studying Medical Transcription gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Transcriptionists + 1,270 $36,360 -20.6%
 

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Below are medical transcription related jobs in Oregon