Medical Transcription in Pennsylvania

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Schools Offering Medical Transcription Programs in Pennsylvania


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Pennsylvania receive medical transcription certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 121 medical transcriptionists graduate from Pennsylvania's 18 medical transcription schools.

Top Schools

Mercyhurst College, which was ranked 38th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a medical transcription program. It is located in Erie. no students graduated with a certificate in medical transcription from Mercyhurst College in 2010. Tuition at Mercyhurst College was $26,346 per year.

Bidwell Training Center Inc, which is located in Pittsburgh, is the second-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a medical transcription program. It received a ranking of 62nd in the country in 2010.

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics, which is located in West Mifflin, is the third-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a medical transcription program. It received a ranking of 63rd in the country in 2010. Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics charged in-state students $14,505 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Medical transcription schools in Pennsylvania, charge students an average tuition of $6,715 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $26,346 per year, or as little as $2,700 per year. In 2010, the medical transcription schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Pennsylvania were:

  1. Mercyhurst College - located in Erie, students are charged $26,346 per year
  2. Douglas Education Center - located in Monessen, students are charged $15,500 per year
  3. Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics - located in West Mifflin, students are charged $14,505 per year

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

  1. Westmoreland County Community College - located in Youngwood, students are charged $2,700 per year
  2. Luzerne County Community College - located in Nanticoke, students are charged $3,090 per year
  3. Lehigh Carbon Community College - located in Schnecksville, students are charged $3,120 per year

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

Most people who graduate from medical transcription school in Pennsylvania go on to work as a medical transcriptionist. If you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Pennsylvania, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 4,630 Pennsylvania medical transcriptionists as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Pennsylvania medical transcriptionists:

  1. Bucks County - 1,430 medical transcriptionists
  2. Allegheny County - 1,010 medical transcriptionists
  3. Warren County - 260 medical transcriptionists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of medical transcriptionists in Pennsylvania will grow by 3%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 5,850 medical transcriptionists working in Pennsylvania.

Salary

A medical transcriptionist in Pennsylvania makes an average of $33,100 per year. In 2010, however, some Pennsylvania medical transcriptionists earned as little as less than $15,850 per year or as much as more than $47,360 per year. On average a medical transcriptionist earns the most in the following Pennsylvania counties:

  1. Bucks County - $36,620 per year
  2. Blair County - $35,590 per year
  3. Berks County - $34,470 per year

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

  1. Cambria County - $24,890 per year
  2. Bedford County - $25,920 per year
  3. Lebanon County - $28,450 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,459 miles from location Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem PA 16.3564 n/a 11,196
5,435 miles from location Bucks County Community College Newtown PA 11.0775 n/a 11,009
5,473 miles from location Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville PA 12.2036 n/a 8,127
5,499 miles from location Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke PA 12.9331 n/a 7,130
5,675 miles from location Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood PA 11.809 n/a 7,089
5,486 miles from location Reading Area Community College Reading PA 8.8125 n/a 5,425
5,716 miles from location Mercyhurst College Erie PA 61.8953 31% 4,373
5,637 miles from location Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Johnstown PA 11.7037 n/a 1,768
5,720 miles from location Tri-State Business Institute Erie PA 19.98 n/a 1,603
5,494 miles from location Fortis Institute Kingston PA 32.703 100% 581
5,692 miles from location Douglas Education Center Monessen PA 31.8497 n/a 354
5,718 miles from location Erie Business Center Erie PA 23.6195 63% 332
5,695 miles from location Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics West Mifflin PA 37.142 61% 256
5,484 miles from location Fortis Institute Scranton PA 28.5934 100% 222
5,701 miles from location Bidwell Training Center Inc Pittsburgh PA 38.2892 100% 194
5,722 miles from location Erie Business Center-South New Castle PA 27.0752 100% 81
5,656 miles from location Indiana County Technology Center Indiana PA 29.0494 n/a 70
5,687 miles from location Newport Business Institute New Kensington PA 29.0697 n/a 64
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Transcriptionists + 4,630 $33,100 -12.0%
 

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