Williston has a general population of 12,512 and an overall student population of 952. Approximately 952 of Williston's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Williston State College is the largest medical transcription school in Williston, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Medical Transcription program at Williston State College.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in medical transcription in Williston in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Williston's medical transcription schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,816 per year in instate tuition and $13,124 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical transcription program in Williston. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,378 per year, on average, for room and board at Williston-based medical transcription schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,992.
Many medical transcription graduates choose to work as medical transcriptionists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Williston, your job prospects are not very good. There were 750 medical transcriptionists working in North Dakota and 90 working in the greater Williston area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of medical transcriptionists is expected to increase by 6% in Williston. 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 Williston is $30,090 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical transcriptionists.