There are schools offering medical transcription training in Louisiana!
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.
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:
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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:
- Jefferson Davis County - 310 medical transcriptionists
- Ascension County - 190 medical transcriptionists
- Lafayette County - 120 medical transcriptionists
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:
- Tangipahoa County - $31,490 per year
- Ascension County - $31,140 per year
- Jefferson Davis County - $30,850 per year
The following counties in Louisiana have the lowest average salaries for medical transcriptionists:
- Calcasieu County - $25,000 per year
- Lafourche County - $26,470 per year
- Grant County - $26,680 per year
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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