With an overall population of 640 and a student population of 5,111, approximately 5,111 of Wadley students attend one of Wadley's schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Southern Union State Community College is the largest medical transcription school in Wadley, based on student population. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Southern Union State Community College with credentials in medical transcription.
If you decide to attend one of Wadley's medical transcription schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,545 per year in instate tuition and $12,533 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for medical transcription related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Wadley-based medical transcription schools, you will have an added expense of $3,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,670.
Many medical transcription graduates choose to work as medical transcriptionists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wadley, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,750 medical transcriptionists in Alabama. Of these medical transcriptionists, 50 were working in the greater Wadley area. The government projects that the number of medical transcriptionists in Wadley will 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 Wadley is $27,400 per year, which is higher than the average for medical transcriptionists state-wide.