Riverton has a total population of 9,310 and a student population of 2,330. Of these students, 2,330 are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Of the 1 medical transcription schools in Riverton, the largest medical transcription school, by student population, is Central Wyoming College. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Medical Transcription program at Central Wyoming College.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a medical transcription certificate from one of Riverton's medical transcription schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,381 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Riverton medical transcription schools was an average of $13,645 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for medical transcription related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,735 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,136.
Many medical transcription graduates choose to work as medical transcriptionists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Riverton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 medical transcriptionists in Wyoming were working in the greater Riverton area. The government projects that the number of medical transcriptionists in Riverton will increase by 12% 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 Riverton is $27,960 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical transcriptionists.