Medical Transcription in Texas

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Schools Offering Medical Transcription Programs in Texas


Around 0.0% of Texas's graduates graduate from medical transcription certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 57 medical transcriptionists graduate from Texas' 19 medical transcription schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas with a medical transcription program is American Commercial College, which is located in Lubbock. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. 2 students graduated with a certificate in medical transcription from American Commercial College in 2010.

American Commercial College, which is located in San Angelo, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a medical transcription program. It received a ranking of 77th in the country in 2010.

The third-ranked school in Texas with a medical transcription program is Texas State Technical College-West Texas, which is located in Sweetwater. In 2010, it was ranked 82nd nationwide. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Texas State Technical College-West Texas medical transcription program. The tuition rate at Texas State Technical College-West Texas was $4,068 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Texas' medical transcription schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,507 per year, though tuition can range from $5,205 per year to $1,007 per year. In 2010, the medical transcription schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Texas were:

  1. Texas State Technical College Harlingen - located in Harlingen, students are charged $5,205 per year
  2. Texas State Technical College-West Texas - located in Sweetwater, students are charged $4,068 per year
  3. Vernon College - located in Vernon, students are charged $2,610 per year

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

  1. College of the Mainland - located in Texas City, students are charged $1,007 per year
  2. Collin County Community College District - located in McKinney, students are charged $1,024 per year
  3. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year

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

The highest percentage of medical transcription graduates in Texas pursue careers as a medical transcriptionist. If you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Texas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 4,280 Texas medical transcriptionists as of 2010. In Texas, the largest numbers of medical transcriptionists work in the following counties:

  1. Austin County - 950 medical transcriptionists
  2. Collin County - 730 medical transcriptionists
  3. Atascosa County - 520 medical transcriptionists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of medical transcriptionists is expected to grow by 17% by 2018. There are projected to be 6,420 medical transcriptionists working in the Texas then.

Salary

A medical transcriptionist in Texas earns $33,220 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Texas medical transcriptionists earned as little as less than $18,150 per year or as much as more than $47,440 per year. The following counties in Texas have the highest average salaries for medical transcriptionists:

  1. Johnson County - $40,090 per year
  2. Bastrop County - $38,050 per year
  3. Collin County - $36,340 per year

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

  1. Andrews County - $24,140 per year
  2. Anderson County - $26,480 per year
  3. Crosby County - $28,000 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Texas statistics regarding a career in medical transcription and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as administrative assisting or health information.

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  • Certificate in Medical Transcription in Texas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,553 miles from location Lone Star College System Spring TX 14.626 n/a 46,504
6,619 miles from location Collin County Community College District McKinney TX 11.5039 n/a 24,872
6,736 miles from location San Antonio College San Antonio TX 9.68457 n/a 24,135
6,533 miles from location Tyler Junior College Tyler TX 13.9338 n/a 11,045
6,647 miles from location McLennan Community College Waco TX 12.8193 n/a 9,128
6,620 miles from location El Centro College Dallas TX 8.41391 n/a 9,072
6,568 miles from location Trinity Valley Community College Athens TX 17.4138 n/a 7,012
6,524 miles from location Lee College Baytown TX 12.8813 n/a 6,658
6,933 miles from location Midland College Midland TX 17.4861 n/a 6,227
6,701 miles from location Texas State Technical College Harlingen Harlingen TX 16.937 n/a 5,988
6,894 miles from location Howard College Big Spring TX 15.8753 n/a 3,984
6,526 miles from location College of the Mainland Texas City TX 8.31197 n/a 3,916
6,757 miles from location Vernon College Vernon TX 16.5378 n/a 3,163
6,831 miles from location Texas State Technical College-West Texas Sweetwater TX 17.7113 n/a 1,689
6,717 miles from location American Commercial College Wichita Falls TX 15.2455 n/a 234
6,842 miles from location American Commercial College San Angelo TX 23.2055 n/a 186
6,907 miles from location American Commercial College Lubbock TX 34.4014 n/a 185
6,948 miles from location American Commercial College-Odessa Odessa TX 11.6635 n/a 181
6,793 miles from location American Commercial College Abilene TX 15.5664 n/a 138
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Transcriptionists + 4,280 $33,220 -10.3%
 

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