Pocahontas has a total population of 6,518 and a student population of 2,239. Of these students, 2,239 are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
The largest medical transcription school in Pocahontas, by student population, is Black River Technical College. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Black River Technical College with credentials in medical transcription.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a medical transcription certificate from one of Pocahontas's medical transcription schools. In 2009 tuition at medical transcription schools in Pocahontas was $1,752 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,203 for medical transcription related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Pocahontas, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 930 medical transcriptionists in Arkansas, 60 were working in the greater Pocahontas area. Pocahontas'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 Pocahontas is $25,660 per year, which is lower than the average for medical transcriptionists state-wide.