With an overall population of 55,532 and a student population of 7,696, approximately 476 of Bismarck students attend one of Bismarck's schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Bismarck's largest medical transcription school is United Tribes Technical College. Approximately 18 students graduated in 2010 from United Tribes Technical College with credentials in medical transcription.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in medical transcription in Bismarck in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical transcription school in Bismarck, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,530.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for medical transcription related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bismarck-based medical transcription schools, you will have an added expense of $3,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,330.
If you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Bismarck, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 medical transcriptionists in North Dakota were working in the greater Bismarck area. Bismarck's medical transcriptionist workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical transcriptionists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical transcriptionist in Bismarck is $31,330 per year, which is higher than the average for medical transcriptionists state-wide.