Alpena has a total population of 11,304 and a student population of 2,077. Of these students, 2,077 are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
The largest medical transcription school in Alpena, by student population, is Alpena Community College. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Medical Transcription program at Alpena Community College.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a medical transcription certificate in Alpena. In 2009 tuition at medical transcription schools in Alpena was $3,040 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical transcription program in Alpena.
Many medical transcription graduates choose to work as medical transcriptionists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Alpena, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 39 medical transcriptionists in Michigan were working in the greater Alpena area. The number of medical transcriptionists in Alpena is expected to 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 Alpena is $31,990 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical transcriptionists.