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Medical Transcriptionists

Transcribe medical reports that have been written by doctors or other health care providers.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$25.80 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -7.4%    Read more about outlook


Vocational training is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Maintain medical records.
  • Prepare medical reports or documents.
  • Record vital statistics or other health information.
  • Perform clerical work in medical settings.
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Job Title Examples:

Medical Language Specialist
Medical Transcriber
Radiology Transcriptionist

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