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Medical Transcription Schools in Iowa

There are five Iowa schools offering medical transcription programs. 190 students graduated with degrees from Iowa medical transcription schools in 2010. 149 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 41 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 117 students graduate from programs in this state in medical transcription every year. This accounts for 10% of students who schools in the United States graduate from medical transcription programs. More specifically, 41 students graduated with certificates in medical transcription and 149 with a degree at the associate's level.

Five medical transcription schools are located in this midwestern state. And out of these, five schools are public. Tuition at a public medical transcription school varies from $3,120 to $4,800.

Average tuition for medical transcription programs is $3,800. The highest tuition for medical transcription programs, which is $4,800 each year, is at Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar, while the lowest tuition in this state is at Indian Hills Community College.

Schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees in medical transcription.

Medical Transcription Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

On average, 117 students graduate from programs in this state in medical transcription every year. This accounts for 10% of students who schools in the United States graduate from medical transcription programs. More specifically, 41 students graduated with certificates in medical transcription and 149 with a degree at the associate's level.

Medical Transcription Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 25
  • Certificate 2007: 33
  • Certificate 2008: 38
  • Certificate 2009: 37
  • Certificate 2010: 41
  • Associate 2006: 8
  • Associate 2007: 2
  • Associate 2008: 7
  • Associate 2009: 70
  • Associate 2010: 149

Medical Transcription Program Availability in Iowa

Iowa schools offer a total of seven programs in medical transcription. Of these programs, approximately 71.4% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Transcription Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 2

Medical Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Medical Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20470
  • 25th Percentile: 23970
  • Median: 28510
  • 75th Percentile: 33610
  • 90th Percentile: 38270

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21320
  • 25th Percentile: 24750
  • Median: 29660
  • 75th Percentile: 37220
  • 90th Percentile: 46880

Medical Transcriptionists — Salary by Percentile

Medical Transcriptionists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20450
  • 25th Percentile: 25370
  • Median: 29500
  • 75th Percentile: 34140
  • 90th Percentile: 38850

Medical Secretaries — Employment Trend

Medical Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26210
  • Median Salary 2007: 27230
  • Median Salary 2008: 28110
  • Median Salary 2009: 27850
  • Median Salary 2010: 28510
  • Total Employed 2006: 3300
  • Total Employed 2007: 3440
  • Total Employed 2008: 4050
  • Total Employed 2009: 3960
  • Total Employed 2010: 4580

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Employment Trend

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25510
  • Median Salary 2007: 26620
  • Median Salary 2008: 27770
  • Median Salary 2009: 29150
  • Median Salary 2010: 29660
  • Total Employed 2006: 1850
  • Total Employed 2007: 1970
  • Total Employed 2008: 2220
  • Total Employed 2009: 2140
  • Total Employed 2010: 2070

Medical Transcriptionists — Employment Trend

Medical Transcriptionists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27010
  • Median Salary 2007: 28250
  • Median Salary 2008: 29630
  • Median Salary 2009: 29460
  • Median Salary 2010: 29500
  • Total Employed 2006: 1980
  • Total Employed 2007: 2140
  • Total Employed 2008: 1790
  • Total Employed 2009: 1900
  • Total Employed 2010: 1680

Iowa vs National Medical Transcription Employment

Iowa vs National Medical Transcription Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.111% (8330)

Medical Transcription Schools in Iowa

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1. Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 683-5111

Indian Hills Community College is in Ottumwa, IA and it offers one medical transcription program. Overall, 5,520 students seek degrees in 56 programs at this college. In terms of programs, this college is the biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering medical transcription.

2. Northeast Iowa Community College - Calmar

1625 Hwy 150
Calmar, IA 52132-0400
(563) 562-3263

Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar, which is very close to Calmar, Iowa, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in medical transcription. This community college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering medical transcription programs.

3. Southwestern Community College

1501 W. Townline Street
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-7081x413

Southwestern Community College offers two medical transcription programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in medical transcription by it and one associate's level medical transcription degree. This college, which is very close to Creston, Iowa, is located in a rural setting. This community college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in medical transcription.

4. Kirkwood Community College

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068
(319) 398-5411

Kirkwood Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Cedar Rapids, IA and it offers one program in medical transcription. 18,456 students seek degrees in 120 Kirkwood Community College programs, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering medical transcription.

5. Iowa Central Community College

One Triton Circle
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 576-7201

Iowa Central Community College is located in town of Fort Dodge, Iowa and this college offers one medical transcription program. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the third oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering medical transcription programs.