Fall River has a general population of 91,938 and an overall student population of 9,601. Approximately 8,767 of Fall River's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Bristol Community College is the largest medical transcription school in Fall River, based on student population. In 2010, Bristol Community College graduated approximately 2 students from its medical transcription program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a medical transcription certificate in Fall River. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,578 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for medical transcription related books and supplies every year.
Many medical transcription graduates choose to work as medical transcriptionists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fall River, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,790 medical transcriptionists in Massachusetts, 350 were working in the greater Fall River area. The government projects that the number of medical transcriptionists in Fall River will increase by 5% 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 Fall River is $37,920 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical transcriptionists.