El Dorado has a total population of 21,530 and a student population of 1,831. Of these students, 1,772 are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Of the 1 medical transcription schools in El Dorado, the largest medical transcription school, by student population, is South Arkansas Community College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from South Arkansas Community College with credentials in medical transcription.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in medical transcription from medical transcription schools in El Dorado in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical transcription school in El Dorado, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,792.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,906 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical transcription program in El Dorado.
Many medical transcription graduates choose to work as medical transcriptionists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in El Dorado, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 930 medical transcriptionists in Arkansas. Of these medical transcriptionists, 40 were working in the greater El Dorado area. El Dorado'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 El Dorado is $24,910 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical transcriptionists.