With an overall population of 9,860 and a student population of 2,941, approximately 2,941 of Harrisburg students attend one of Harrisburg's schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Of the 1 medical transcription schools in Harrisburg, the largest medical transcription school, by student population, is Southeastern Illinois College. In 2010, Southeastern Illinois College graduated approximately 4 students from its medical transcription program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a medical transcription certificate from one of Harrisburg's medical transcription schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,844 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $952 for medical transcription related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Harrisburg, your job prospects are average. There were 3,760 medical transcriptionists working in Illinois and 200 working in the greater Harrisburg area in 2010. The government projects that the number of medical transcriptionists in Harrisburg will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical transcriptionists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical transcriptionist in Harrisburg is $28,280 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical transcriptionists.