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Schools Offering Medical Transcription Programs in Louisiana

Each year, approximately 0.0% of Louisiana graduates receive certificates in medical transcription. In other words, every year an estimated 49 medical transcriptionists graduate from Louisiana's 3 medical transcription schools.

Top Schools

American School of Business, which was ranked 64th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Louisiana that has a medical transcription program. It is located in Shreveport. In 2010, American School of Business graduated no students from its medical transcription program.

The second-ranked school in Louisiana that has a medical transcription program is American Commercial College. American Commercial College, which was ranked 73rd in the country in 2010, is located in Shreveport.

Delta College of Arts & Technology, which was ranked 73rd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Louisiana that has a medical transcription program. It is located in Baton Rouge. In 2010, Delta College of Arts & Technology graduated 45 students from its medical transcription programs. Students at Delta College of Arts & Technology paid $0 per year in tuition fees.


In 2010, the medical transcription schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Louisiana were:

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

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

The highest percentage of medical transcription graduates in Louisiana pursue careers as a medical transcriptionist. Louisiana had 1,100 medical transcriptionists in 2010. The Louisiana counties with the largest populations of medical transcriptionists are:

  1. Jefferson Davis County - 310 medical transcriptionists
  2. Ascension County - 190 medical transcriptionists
  3. Lafayette County - 120 medical transcriptionists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of medical transcriptionists in Louisiana will grow by 13%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,590 medical transcriptionists working in Louisiana.


On average, a medical transcriptionist earns a salary of $29,440 per year in Louisiana state. However, Louisiana medical transcriptionists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,910 per year to more than $43,560 per year in 2010. On average a medical transcriptionist earns the most in the following Louisiana counties:

  1. Tangipahoa County - $31,490 per year
  2. Ascension County - $31,140 per year
  3. Jefferson Davis County - $30,850 per year

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

  1. Calcasieu County - $25,000 per year
  2. Lafourche County - $26,470 per year
  3. Grant County - $26,680 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Louisiana statistics regarding a career in medical transcription. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as administrative assisting or health information.

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  • Certificate in Medical Transcription in Louisiana

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Medical Transcriptionists 1,100 $29,440 -6.0%

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