Albany has a total population of 76,939 and a student population of 14,289. Of these students, 3,962 are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Albany Technical College is the largest medical transcription school in Albany, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Medical Transcription program at Albany Technical College.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a medical transcription certificate in Albany. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,043 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for medical transcription related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in medical transcription, if you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Albany, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,450 medical transcriptionists in Georgia, 40 were working in the greater Albany area. The number of medical transcriptionists in Albany is expected to increase by 19% 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 Albany is $25,370 per year, which is lower than the average for medical transcriptionists state-wide.