Salem has a total population of 24,747 and a student population of 8,735. Of these students, 6,691 are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
National College-Salem is the largest medical transcription school in Salem, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Medical Transcription program at National College-Salem.
In 2009 tuition at medical transcription schools in Salem was $8,149 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,980 for medical transcription related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in medical transcription, if you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Salem, your job prospects are good. There were 2,350 medical transcriptionists working in Virginia and 130 working in the greater Salem area in 2010. The number of medical transcriptionists in Salem 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 Salem is $33,170 per year, which is higher than the average for medical transcriptionists state-wide.