Lansing has a general population of 119,128 and an overall student population of 21,903. Approximately 21,123 of Lansing's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Lansing's largest medical transcription school is Lansing Community College. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Medical Transcription program at Lansing Community College.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a medical transcription certificate from one of Lansing's medical transcription schools. If you decide to attend a medical transcription school in Lansing, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,240.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical transcription program in Lansing.
Many medical transcription graduates choose to work as medical transcriptionists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lansing, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,920 medical transcriptionists working in Michigan and 80 working in the greater Lansing area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of medical transcriptionists is expected to increase by 5% in Lansing. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical transcriptionists.
As a medical transcriptionist in Lansing, you can expect to make an average salary of $32,670 per year. This is higher than the average salary for medical transcriptionists in the state.