Colorado Springs has a general population of 360,890 and an overall student population of 30,513. Approximately 13,572 of Colorado Springs's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Colorado Springs's largest medical transcription school is Pikes Peak Community College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Pikes Peak Community College with credentials in medical transcription.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in medical transcription from medical transcription schools in Colorado Springs in 2010. In 2009 tuition at medical transcription schools in Colorado Springs was $2,596 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,749 for medical transcription related books and supplies every year.
Many medical transcription graduates choose to work as medical transcriptionists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Colorado Springs, your job prospects are good. There were 1,310 medical transcriptionists working in Colorado and 90 working in the greater Colorado Springs area in 2010. Colorado Springs's medical transcriptionist workforce is projected to increase by 20% 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 Colorado Springs is $33,640 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical transcriptionists.