Job Outlook

The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is projecting that the employment of medical transcribers will grow about six percent through 2020. This is about as fast as average and job opportunities should be good for those who are certified.

Potential Earnings

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U. S. Department of Labor, entry-level medical transcriptionists earn $22,000 annually. The average professional earns a little over $32,900 per year. Experienced professionals can earn about $46,200 annually. Transcriptionists who work from home are often paid per line.