Fargo has a total population of 90,599 and a student population of 30,464. Of these students, 1,829 are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
The largest medical transcription school in Fargo, by student population, is Rasmussen College-North Dakota. In 2010, Rasmussen College-North Dakota graduated approximately 1 students from its medical transcription program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a medical transcription degree from one of Fargo's medical transcription schools. In 2009 tuition at medical transcription schools in Fargo was $13,200 per year, on average.
If you plan on staying in Fargo after graduating from medical transcription school, you should know that job prospects for medical transcriptionists in Fargo, which is the most popular medical transcription profession, are not very good. There were 750 medical transcriptionists working in North Dakota and 220 working in the greater Fargo area in 2010. The number of medical transcriptionists in Fargo is expected 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 Fargo is $29,730 per year, which is higher than the average for medical transcriptionists state-wide.