With an overall population of 416,474 and a student population of 92,079, approximately 235 of Atlanta students attend one of Atlanta's schools that offer medical transcription programs.
The largest medical transcription school in Atlanta, by student population, is Brown College of Court Reporting. In 2010, Brown College of Court Reporting graduated approximately 1 students from its medical transcription program.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in medical transcription from medical transcription schools in Atlanta in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,600 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,470 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 Atlanta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,450 medical transcriptionists in Georgia. Of these medical transcriptionists, 500 were working in the greater Atlanta area. The number of medical transcriptionists in Atlanta 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 Atlanta is $35,740 per year, which is higher than the average for medical transcriptionists state-wide.