With an overall population of 199,564 and a student population of 36,271, approximately 185 of Lubbock students attend one of Lubbock's schools that offer medical transcription programs.
American Commercial College is the largest medical transcription school in Lubbock, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Medical Transcription program at American Commercial College.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a medical transcription certificate from one of Lubbock's medical transcription schools. In 2009 tuition at medical transcription schools in Lubbock was $10,180 per year, on average.
If you plan on staying in Lubbock after graduating from medical transcription school, you should know that job prospects for medical transcriptionists in Lubbock, which is the most popular medical transcription profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 47 medical transcriptionists in Texas were working in the greater Lubbock area. The number of medical transcriptionists in Lubbock is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical transcriptionists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical transcriptionist in Lubbock is $26,790 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical transcriptionists.