With an overall population of 42,514 and a student population of 10,542, approximately 5,651 of Olympia students attend one of Olympia's schools that offer medical transcription programs.
The largest medical transcription school in Olympia, by student population, is South Puget Sound Community College. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Medical Transcription program at South Puget Sound Community College.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a medical transcription certificate from one of Olympia's medical transcription schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,026 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $904 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical transcription program in Olympia.
Many medical transcription graduates choose to work as medical transcriptionists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Olympia, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 medical transcriptionists in Washington State were working in the greater Olympia area. The number of medical transcriptionists in Olympia is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical transcriptionists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical transcriptionist in Olympia is $35,340 per year, which is higher than the average for medical transcriptionists state-wide.