Medical transcriptionists

Have you ever seen your doctor talking into her recorder after finishing up your exam? Those recordings require something or someone to transcribe them. Technology is changing this industry, but automated transcription is still not perfect. That leaves job positions open that can easily be done working from home.

What is the Salary?

Salary Estimates

Median Salary

$34,770
$20,862
$34,770
$55,632

Work Environment

Employment 2018

58,000

Employment 2028

56,000

Change

-4%

Self-Employed

6%

What Education and Experience is Needed?

Education Level

Postsecondary nondegree award

Related work experience

On-the-job training

None

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