Palos Hills has a general population of 17,665 and an overall student population of 17,955. Approximately 17,774 of Palos Hills's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Moraine Valley Community College is the largest medical transcription school in Palos Hills, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Medical Transcription program at Moraine Valley Community College.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in medical transcription in Palos Hills in 2010. In 2009 tuition at medical transcription schools in Palos Hills was $2,766 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,080 for medical transcription related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Palos Hills, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 medical transcriptionists in Illinois were working in the greater Palos Hills area. Palos Hills's medical transcriptionist workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical transcriptionists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical transcriptionist in Palos Hills is $34,490 per year, which is higher than the average for medical transcriptionists state-wide.