With an overall population of 198,915 and a student population of 21,925, approximately 3,598 of Mobile students attend one of Mobile's schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Mobile's largest medical transcription school is Bishop State Community College. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Medical Transcription program at Bishop State Community College.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a medical transcription certificate from one of Mobile's medical transcription schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,700 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,204 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical transcription program in Mobile.
After graduating with your credentials in medical transcription, if you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Mobile, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,750 medical transcriptionists in Alabama, 140 were working in the greater Mobile area. Mobile's medical transcriptionist workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical transcriptionists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical transcriptionist in Mobile is $28,520 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical transcriptionists.