Medical Transcriptionist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$41,000
$35,000
$41,000
$48,000
Did you know that the average medical transcriptionist makes $41,316 per year? That's valued at $19.86 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $35,000 and $48,000, meaning medical transcriptionists have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most medical transcriptionists find a job with health care and non profits companies, while others work for technology, health care, and non profits companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Hampshire are the top states in the U.S. to pay medical transcriptionists the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Toledo, OH
$26,977
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Map of Medical Transcriptionist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Medical Transcriptionists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Medical Transcriptionist Salary By Location

While a medical transcriptionist can average a salary of $41,316 per year, or $19.86 per hour, there are many opportunities for medical transcriptionists to make more. For example, in New London, CT you might make $30,028 per year. Other high-paying locations include San Francisco, CA, Toledo, OH and Grand Rapids, MI. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to New London, CT where the average starting salary is $21,000. The highest paying states for medical transcriptionists include Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Meanwhile, Utah, Idaho, and Colorado offer the lowest salaries.

Average Medical Transcriptionist Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a medical transcriptionist, working for St. Anthony Regional Hospital or Dignity Health might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like MaineGeneral Health and Bon Secours Health System report highly competitive salaries for medical transcriptionists.

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Medical Transcriptionist Salary History

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Recently Added Medical Transcriptionist Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Medical Transcriptionist
Medical Transcriptionist
06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$37,566
$37,566
06/23/2020
Medical Transcriptionist
Medical Transcriptionist
04/06/2020
04/06/2020
$31,305
$31,305
04/06/2020
Medical Transcriptionist
Medical Transcriptionist
03/21/2020
03/21/2020
$35,479
$35,479
03/21/2020
Medical Transcriptionist-ST. Louis 63146
Medical Transcriptionist-ST. Louis 63146
03/06/2020
03/06/2020
$41,740
$41,740
03/06/2020
The University of Southern California
The University of Southern California
Medical Transcriptionist
Medical Transcriptionist
Medical Transcriptionist
02/26/2020
02/26/2020
$46,644
$46,644
02/26/2020
Medical Transcriptionist
Medical Transcriptionist
01/28/2020
01/28/2020
$42,284
$42,284
01/28/2020
The University of Southern California
The University of Southern California
Medical Transcriptionist
Medical Transcriptionist
Medical Transcriptionist
01/20/2020
01/20/2020
$46,644
$46,644
01/20/2020
University of Southern California
University of Southern California
Medical Transcriptionist
Medical Transcriptionist
Medical Transcriptionist
01/03/2020
01/03/2020
$46,644
$46,644
01/03/2020
Medical Transcriptionist
Medical Transcriptionist
12/27/2019
12/27/2019
$29,635
$29,635
12/27/2019
Medical Transcriptionist
Medical Transcriptionist
12/19/2019
12/19/2019
$29,218
$29,218
12/19/2019