Blytheville has a general population of 18,272 and an overall student population of 1,914. Approximately 1,914 of Blytheville's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Of the 1 medical transcription schools in Blytheville, the largest medical transcription school, by student population, is Arkansas Northeastern College. In 2010, Arkansas Northeastern College graduated approximately 10 students from its medical transcription program.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in medical transcription from medical transcription schools in Blytheville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at medical transcription schools in Blytheville was $1,664 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,446 for medical transcription related books and supplies each year.
Many medical transcription graduates choose to work as medical transcriptionists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Blytheville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 930 medical transcriptionists in Arkansas, 60 were working in the greater Blytheville area. Blytheville's medical transcriptionist workforce is projected to increase by 15% 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 Blytheville is $25,660 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical transcriptionists.