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Medical Transcriptionists

in Massachusetts

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.

Occupation Projection for Medical Transcriptionists

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
319094  Medical Transcriptionists 733 636 -97 -13.23 % 46 34 -10 70 Postsecondary non-degree award 

Medical Transcriptionists Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    580  79 % 460  73 % -120  -20 % $41,590
Ambulatory Health Care Services    350  47 % 280  44 % -70  -19 % $37,000
Hospitals    240  32 % 180  29 % -60  -23 % $48,330
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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