With an overall population of 195,629 and a student population of 28,115, approximately 7,445 of Spokane students attend one of Spokane's schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Spokane Community College is the largest medical transcription school in Spokane, based on student population. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Spokane Community College with credentials in medical transcription.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in medical transcription in Spokane in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,430 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for medical transcription related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Spokane after graduating from medical transcription school, you should know that job prospects for medical transcriptionists in Spokane, which is the most popular medical transcription profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 medical transcriptionists in Washington State were working in the greater Spokane area. By the year 2018, the number of medical transcriptionists is expected to increase by 24% in Spokane. 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 Spokane is $34,190 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical transcriptionists.