Centralia has a general population of 14,136 and an overall student population of 5,337. Approximately 5,337 of Centralia's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Centralia's largest medical transcription school is Kaskaskia College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Medical Transcription program at Kaskaskia College.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a medical transcription certificate from one of Centralia's medical transcription schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,592 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical transcription program in Centralia.
Many medical transcription graduates choose to work as medical transcriptionists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Centralia, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 3,760 medical transcriptionists in Illinois, 100 were working in the greater Centralia area. The government projects that the number of medical transcriptionists in Centralia will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical transcriptionists.
As a medical transcriptionist in Centralia, you can expect to make an average salary of $28,110 per year. This is lower than the average salary for medical transcriptionists in the state.