Waco has a general population of 113,726 and an overall student population of 31,041. Approximately 9,128 of Waco's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
McLennan Community College is the largest medical transcription school in Waco, based on student population. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from McLennan Community College with credentials in medical transcription.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a medical transcription certificate from one of Waco's medical transcription schools. If you decide to attend a medical transcription school in Waco, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,752.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,172 for medical transcription related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Waco after graduating from medical transcription school, you should know that job prospects for medical transcriptionists in Waco, which is the most popular medical transcription profession, are good. There were 5,470 medical transcriptionists working in Texas and 40 working in the greater Waco area in 2010. The number of medical transcriptionists in Waco is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical transcriptionists.
As a medical transcriptionist in Waco, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,820 per year. This is higher than the average salary for medical transcriptionists in the state.