Ironwood has a general population of 6,293 and an overall student population of 1,162. Approximately 1,162 of Ironwood's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Gogebic Community College is the largest medical transcription school in Ironwood, based on student population. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Gogebic Community College with credentials in medical transcription.
Tuition in 2009 at Ironwood's medical transcription schools was $9,413 per year for instate students and $10,219 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for medical transcription related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ironwood-based medical transcription schools, you will have an added expense of $3,790 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,623.
If you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Ironwood, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,920 medical transcriptionists working in Michigan and 130 working in the greater Ironwood area in 2010. The number of medical transcriptionists in Ironwood 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 Ironwood is $27,970 per year, which is lower than the average for medical transcriptionists state-wide.