With an overall population of 34,980 and a student population of 12,418, approximately 5,994 of Rome students attend one of Rome's schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Rome's largest medical transcription school is Georgia Northwestern Technical College. In 2010, Georgia Northwestern Technical College graduated approximately 16 students from its medical transcription program.
A total of 16 students graduated with credentials in medical transcription from medical transcription schools in Rome in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical transcription school in Rome, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,043.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,460 for medical transcription related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in medical transcription, if you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Rome, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,450 medical transcriptionists in Georgia. Of these medical transcriptionists, 40 were working in the greater Rome area. Rome's medical transcriptionist workforce is projected to increase by 19% 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 Rome is $32,980 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical transcriptionists.