Kalamazoo has a total population of 77,145 and a student population of 38,972. Of these students, 11,999 are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Of the 1 medical transcription schools in Kalamazoo, the largest medical transcription school, by student population, is Kalamazoo Valley Community College. In 2010, Kalamazoo Valley Community College graduated approximately 3 students from its medical transcription program.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in medical transcription from medical transcription schools in Kalamazoo in 2010. In 2009 tuition at medical transcription schools in Kalamazoo was $2,201 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 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 Kalamazoo, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,920 medical transcriptionists working in Michigan and 90 working in the greater Kalamazoo area in 2010. Kalamazoo's medical transcriptionist workforce is projected to increase by 5% 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 Kalamazoo is $33,660 per year, which is higher than the average for medical transcriptionists state-wide.