Each year, an average of 13 students graduate from medical transcription schools in Maine. If you too are interested in a career in medical transcription, Maine has 2 medical transcription schools for you to choose from. You can expect to pay an average of $3,358 per year in tuition for a certificate in medical transcription in Maine state.
Located in Bangor, Eastern Maine Community College is the largest medical transcription school in Maine, based on student population. In 2009, a reported 9 students graduated with a medical transcription certificate from Eastern Maine Community College. This was 69% of the total medical transcription graduates in Maine for that year. In 2009, tuition at Eastern Maine Community College, was approximately $3,207 per year.
A majority of those with a certificate in medical transcription choose to become medical transcriptionists. If you are planning on working in the state after graduation, you should know that the job outlook for medical transcriptionists in Maine is not very good. In Maine, there are currently about 1,030 medical transcriptionists. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 1%, or to 1,040 medical transcriptionists.
In Maine, as a medical transcriptionist, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $23,780 per year to more than $41,710 per year. Medical Transcriptionists in Maine earn a median yearly salary of $31,846.