With an overall population of 49,644 and a student population of 4,478, approximately 4,478 of Casper students attend one of Casper's schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Casper's largest medical transcription school is Casper College. In 2010, Casper College graduated approximately 4 students from its medical transcription program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a medical transcription degree from one of Casper's medical transcription schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,182 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Casper medical transcription schools was an average of $13,446 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for medical transcription related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,160 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,916.
If you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Casper, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 340 medical transcriptionists in Wyoming. Of these medical transcriptionists, 50 were working in the greater Casper area. The number of medical transcriptionists in Casper is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical transcriptionists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical transcriptionist in Casper is $33,420 per year, which is higher than the average for medical transcriptionists state-wide.