Petoskey has a general population of 6,080 and an overall student population of 3,123. Approximately 3,123 of Petoskey's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Of the 1 medical transcription schools in Petoskey, the largest medical transcription school, by student population, is North Central Michigan College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Medical Transcription program at North Central Michigan College.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a medical transcription certificate in Petoskey. If you decide to attend one of Petoskey's medical transcription schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,379 per year in instate tuition and $12,263 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for medical transcription related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Petoskey-based medical transcription schools, you will have an added expense of $5,362 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,617.
After graduating with your credentials in medical transcription, if you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Petoskey, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,920 medical transcriptionists in Michigan. Of these medical transcriptionists, 170 were working in the greater Petoskey area. By the year 2018, the number of medical transcriptionists is expected to increase by 5% in Petoskey. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical transcriptionists.
As a medical transcriptionist in Petoskey, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,750 per year. This is lower than the average salary for medical transcriptionists in the state.