Medical transcriptionist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Medical transcriptionist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $46,711
New Jersey $42,050
Minnesota $42,630
Maryland $42,660
New York $40,140
California $38,460
Vermont $39,880
New Hampshire $39,420
Pennsylvania $35,780
Wyoming $38,840
Oregon $37,820
Oklahoma $36,950
Washington $37,690
Colorado $38,290
Ohio $37,300
Wisconsin $40,110
Rhode Island $37,510
New Mexico $36,610
Texas $29,730
Iowa $34,630
Massachusetts $35,610
Connecticut $34,480
Utah $32,380
Indiana $32,746
North Dakota $35,080
Alabama $34,307
Maine $35,550
Kentucky $33,111
Florida $34,300
Nebraska $34,790
Kansas $32,630
South Dakota $34,650
Missouri $34,570
South Carolina $35,480
West Virginia $33,690
Nevada $34,770
Virginia $32,030
North Carolina $33,550
Georgia $31,970
Illinois $30,719
Delaware $30,030
Tennessee $32,720
Idaho $29,533
Michigan $31,430
Mississippi $30,470
District of Columbia $27,540
Arkansas $30,311
Montana $32,700
Louisiana $30,090
Hawaii $25,040
Arizona $26,689
Puerto Rico $24,800

How do medical transcriptionist salaries compare to similar careers?

Medical transcriptionists earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than community health workers but more than veterinary technologists.

Career Median Salary
Community health worker salary $40K
Medical appliance technician salary $39K
Mental health counselor salary $36K
Endoscopy technician salary $38K
Ophthalmic medical technician salary $37K
Medical transcriptionist salary $35K
Paramedic salary $35K
Optician salary $34K
Dental assistant salary $33K
Veterinary technologist salary $32K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)