With an overall population of 40,105 and a student population of 11,438, approximately 5,144 of Muskegon students attend one of Muskegon's schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Muskegon Community College is the largest medical transcription school in Muskegon, based on student population. In 2010, Muskegon Community College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in medical transcription.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,530 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for medical transcription related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Muskegon after graduating from medical transcription school, you should know that job prospects for medical transcriptionists in Muskegon, which is the most popular medical transcription profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,920 medical transcriptionists in Michigan. Of these medical transcriptionists, 50 were working in the greater Muskegon area. By the year 2018, the number of medical transcriptionists is expected to increase by 5% in Muskegon. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical transcriptionists.
As a medical transcriptionist in Muskegon, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,270 per year. This is lower than the average salary for medical transcriptionists in the state.