Lewiston has a general population of 30,904 and an overall student population of 4,292. Approximately 4,200 of Lewiston's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
The largest medical transcription school in Lewiston, by student population, is Lewis-Clark State College. In 2010, Lewis-Clark State College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in medical transcription.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,886 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lewiston medical transcription schools was an average of $26,076 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,520 for medical transcription related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,356.
If you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Lewiston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 890 medical transcriptionists in Idaho, 90 were working in the greater Lewiston area. The number of medical transcriptionists in Lewiston is expected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical transcriptionists.
As a medical transcriptionist in Lewiston, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,540 per year. This is higher than the average salary for medical transcriptionists in the state.