Medical Transcriptionists

2.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
64%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-7.4%
by 2030
WAGES
$35,270
or $16.96 hourly
VOLUME
49,530
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 64% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Medical Transcriptionists' job openings is expected to decline by -7.4% by 2030
'Medical Transcriptionists' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Medical Transcriptionists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Medical Transcriptionists' was $35,270, or $16.96 hourly
'Medical Transcriptionists' are paid 15.9% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 49,530 people employed as Medical Transcriptionists.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Transcribe medical reports recorded by physicians and other healthcare practitioners using various electronic devices, covering office visits, emergency room visits, diagnostic imaging studies, operations, chart reviews, and final summaries. Transcribe dictated reports and translate abbreviations into fully understandable form. Edit as necessary and return reports in either printed or electronic form for review and signature, or correction.

SOC Code: 31-9094.00

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