Medical Transcriptionist

Code: 31-9094.00

Also known as: Clinical Medical Transcriptionist, Documentation Specialist, Medical Language Specialist, Medical Transcriber, Medical Transcription, Medical Transcriptionist, Radiology Transcriptionist, Transcriptionist

Description: Physicians and other healthcare professionals often record the audio of seminars, lectures, verbal notes and other scientific research. Then, they turn to Medical Transcriptionists to convert the audio in written reports. This may also involve reviewing documents that were transcribed using speech recognition software.The job requires a keen ear, one that is experienced in medical terminology, anatomy and abbreviations. Job prospects must have good grammar and word-processing skills as well as some post-secondary training.

Medical Transcriptionist

Typical wages

10% $21,790
25% $27,070
Median $35,270
75% $45,260
90% $55,220
10% $10.48
25% $13.01
Median $16.96
75% $21.76
90% $26.55

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 6,900