Omaha has a general population of 390,007 and an overall student population of 48,645. Approximately 17,003 of Omaha's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Metropolitan Community College Area is the largest medical transcription school in Omaha, based on student population. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Metropolitan Community College Area with credentials in medical transcription.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,364 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Omaha medical transcription schools was an average of $13,332 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,800 for medical transcription related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,740 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,964.
After graduating with your credentials in medical transcription, if you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Omaha, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,040 medical transcriptionists in Nebraska, 310 were working in the greater Omaha area. The number of medical transcriptionists in Omaha is expected to increase by 10% 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 Omaha is $32,910 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical transcriptionists.