Medical Transcription in Tennessee

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Schools Offering Medical Transcription Programs in Tennessee


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Tennessee receive medical transcription certificates every year. Thus, Tennessee's 3 medical transcription schools put out approximately 23 medical transcriptionists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Tennessee with a medical transcription program is Walters State Community College, which is located in Morristown. In 2010, it was ranked 82nd nationwide. 6 students graduated with a certificate in medical transcription from Walters State Community College in 2010. The tuition rate at Walters State Community College was $3,101 per year.

The second-ranked school in Tennessee with a medical transcription program is Roane State Community College, which is located in Harriman. In 2010, it was ranked 83rd nationwide. In 2010, 10 students graduated from Roane State Community College medical transcription program. Tuition at Roane State Community College was $3,113 per year.

Nashville State Community College, which is located in Nashville, is the third-ranked school in Tennessee that has a medical transcription program. It received a ranking of 86th in the country in 2010. Tuition at Nashville State Community College was $3,057 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Tennessee's medical transcription schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $3,090 per year, though tuition can range from $3,113 per year to $3,057 per year. In 2010, the following Tennessee medical transcription schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Roane State Community College - located in Harriman, students are charged $3,113 per year
  2. Walters State Community College - located in Morristown, students are charged $3,101 per year
  3. Nashville State Community College - located in Nashville, students are charged $3,057 per year

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

  1. Nashville State Community College - located in Nashville, students are charged $3,057 per year
  2. Walters State Community College - located in Morristown, students are charged $3,101 per year
  3. Roane State Community College - located in Harriman, students are charged $3,113 per year

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

The highest percentage of medical transcription graduates in Tennessee pursue careers as a medical transcriptionist. If you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Tennessee, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 2,040 Tennessee medical transcriptionists as of 2010. In Tennessee, the largest numbers of medical transcriptionists work in the following counties:

  1. Cannon County - 660 medical transcriptionists
  2. Anderson County - 330 medical transcriptionists
  3. Crittenden County - 270 medical transcriptionists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 2,370 medical transcriptionists will be working in Tennessee state. This would require the number of medical transcriptionists to grow by 2%.

Salary

On average, a medical transcriptionist earns a salary of $32,510 per year in Tennessee state. However, this number is only an average. medical transcriptionists in Tennessee had varying salaries from $16,320 to $47,440 per year in 2010. A medical transcriptionist in the following Tennessee counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Cannon County - $35,440 per year
  2. Crittenden County - $33,870 per year
  3. Bedford County - $32,850 per year

The following counties in Tennessee have the lowest average salaries for medical transcriptionists:

  1. Bledsoe County - $26,520 per year
  2. Benton County - $27,580 per year
  3. Hawkins County - $28,510 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Tennessee 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.

  • Certificate in Medical Transcription in Tennessee

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,049 miles from location Nashville State Community College Nashville TN 13.5085 52% 8,869
5,849 miles from location Walters State Community College Morristown TN 17.9546 100% 6,853
5,923 miles from location Roane State Community College Harriman TN 17.0634 79% 6,281
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Transcriptionists + 2,040 $32,510 -1.4%
 

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