Medical Transcription in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Medical Transcription Programs in South Dakota

Each year, roughly 0.0% of South Dakota students graduate with certificates in medical transcription. Thus, South Dakota's 2 medical transcription schools put out approximately 7 medical transcriptionists each year.

Top Schools

Western Dakota Technical Institute, which was ranked 78th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in South Dakota that has a medical transcription program. It is located in Rapid City. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Western Dakota Technical Institute's medical transcription program. Students at Western Dakota Technical Institute paid $4,860 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in South Dakota with a medical transcription program is Presentation College, which is located in Aberdeen. In 2010, it was ranked 79th nationwide. In 2010, Presentation College graduated 0 students from its medical transcription program. Tuition at Presentation College was $15,135 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of South Dakota's medical transcription schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $9,998 per year, though tuition can range from $15,135 per year to $4,860 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at South Dakota medical transcription schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Presentation College - located in Aberdeen, students are charged $15,135 per year
  2. Western Dakota Technical Institute - located in Rapid City, students are charged $4,860 per year

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

  1. Western Dakota Technical Institute - located in Rapid City, students are charged $4,860 per year
  2. Presentation College - located in Aberdeen, students are charged $15,135 per year

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

A large number of South Dakota medical transcription graduates become medical transcriptionists. South Dakota had 840 medical transcriptionists in 2010. The South Dakota counties with the largest populations of medical transcriptionists are:

  1. Lincoln County - 330 medical transcriptionists
  2. Beadle County - 200 medical transcriptionists
  3. Meade County - 160 medical transcriptionists


On average, medical transcriptionists earn $28,900 per year. However, South Dakota medical transcriptionists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $20,170 per year to more than $37,740 per year in 2010. The counties in South Dakota with the highest average salary for a medical transcriptionist are:

  1. Lincoln County - $30,040 per year
  2. Meade County - $29,570 per year
  3. Beadle County - $28,290 per year

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

  1. Bennett County - $25,250 per year
  2. Aurora County - $26,710 per year
  3. Beadle County - $28,290 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in medical transcription in South Dakota 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 South Dakota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,877 miles from location Western Dakota Technical Institute Rapid City SD 21.9694 53% 1,152
6,636 miles from location Presentation College Aberdeen SD 21.2999 58% 679

Curious what studying Medical Transcription gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Medical Transcriptionists + 840 $28,900 23.5%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are medical transcription related jobs in South Dakota