Medical Transcription in West Virginia

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Schools Offering Medical Transcription Programs in West Virginia


Each year, roughly 0.0% of West Virginia students graduate with certificates in medical transcription. In other words, every year an estimated 18 medical transcriptionists graduate from West Virginia's 5 medical transcription schools.

Top Schools

Carver Career Center, which was ranked 62nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in West Virginia that has a medical transcription program. It is located in Charleston. In 2010, Carver Career Center graduated 9 students from its medical transcription program.

The second-ranked school in West Virginia with a medical transcription program is Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia, which is located in Fairmont. In 2010, it was ranked 70th nationwide. 0 students graduated with certificate in medical transcription from Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia in 2010.

Bridgemont Community and Technical College, which is located in Montgomery, is the third-ranked school in West Virginia that has a medical transcription program. It received a ranking of 86th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Bridgemont Community and Technical College medical transcription program. Tuition at Bridgemont Community and Technical College was $3,504 per year.

Cost

Tuition at West Virginia's medical transcription schools ranges from $8,215 per year to $2,856 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,915 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at West Virginia medical transcription schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Mountain State College - located in Parkersburg, students are charged $8,215 per year
  2. Bridgemont Community and Technical College - located in Montgomery, students are charged $3,504 per year
  3. Mountwest Community and Technical College - located in Huntington, students are charged $2,856 per year

The lowest tuition rates at West Virginia medical transcription schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Mountwest Community and Technical College - located in Huntington, students are charged $2,856 per year
  2. Bridgemont Community and Technical College - located in Montgomery, students are charged $3,504 per year
  3. Mountain State College - located in Parkersburg, students are charged $8,215 per year

A medical transcription certificate from a West Virginia school... what next?

Most people who graduate from medical transcription school in West Virginia go on to work as a medical transcriptionist. If you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in West Virginia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 700 West Virginia medical transcriptionists as of 2010. In West Virginia, the largest numbers of medical transcriptionists work in the following counties:

  1. Boone County - 150 medical transcriptionists
  2. Fayette County - 150 medical transcriptionists
  3. Boyd County - 120 medical transcriptionists

Salary

A medical transcriptionist in West Virginia makes an average of $27,900 per year. But, salaries for medical transcriptionists can vary. In 2010, medical transcriptionists made as little as less than $17,970 per year or as much as more than $47,050 per year in West Virginia. A medical transcriptionist in the following West Virginia counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Monongalia County - $32,760 per year
  2. Washington County - $28,510 per year
  3. Belmont County - $28,250 per year

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

  1. Fayette County - $24,860 per year
  2. Boone County - $26,700 per year
  3. Barbour County - $27,920 per year

More Information

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

  • Associate's Degree in Medical Transcription in West Virginia
  • Certificate in Medical Transcription in West Virginia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,815 miles from location Mountwest Community and Technical College Huntington WV 7.27315 n/a 3,118
5,754 miles from location Bridgemont Community and Technical College Montgomery WV 13.9965 n/a 921
5,767 miles from location Carver Career Center Charleston WV 37.9241 n/a 267
5,773 miles from location Mountain State College Parkersburg WV 6.59703 n/a 150
5,700 miles from location Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia Fairmont WV 30.086 n/a 103
 

Curious what studying Medical Transcription gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Transcriptionists + 700 $27,900 -30.7%
 

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