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Medical Transcription Schools in West Virginia

There are three West Virginia schools offering medical transcription programs. In 2010, 18 students graduated from programs at West Virginia medical transcription schools. 14 of all these students graduated with certificates and four students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 17 students graduate from medical transcription programs in West Virginia per year. This accounts for 1% of medical transcription students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 14 students graduated with medical transcription certificates and four with a degree at the associate's level.

Three medical transcription schools are in this state. And of these, while one school is private, two schools are public. While tuition at a public medical transcription school varies from $2,856 to $4,911, private medical transcription school tuition is $8,215.

Average tuition for programs in medical transcription is $4,097. The lowest tuition in West Virginia, which is $2,856 every year, is at the Carver Career Center, while the highest tuition for medical transcription programs, which is $8,215 every year, is at Mountain State College.

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

Medical Transcription Program Completions in West Virginia 2006 - 2010

On average, 17 students graduate from medical transcription programs in West Virginia per year. This accounts for 1% of medical transcription students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 14 students graduated with medical transcription certificates and four with a degree at the associate's level.

Medical Transcription Program Completions in West Virginia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 14
  • Certificate 2007: 17
  • Certificate 2008: 15
  • Certificate 2009: 10
  • Certificate 2010: 14
  • Associate 2006: 3
  • Associate 2007: 1
  • Associate 2008: 1
  • Associate 2009: 2
  • Associate 2010: 4

Medical Transcription Program Availability in West Virginia

West Virginia schools offer a total of three medical transcription programs. Of these programs, approximately 66% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Transcription Program Availability in West Virginia

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1

Medical Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Medical Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18120
  • 25th Percentile: 20640
  • Median: 24370
  • 75th Percentile: 30400
  • 90th Percentile: 36080

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17060
  • 25th Percentile: 19930
  • Median: 24250
  • 75th Percentile: 33280
  • 90th Percentile: 45450

Medical Transcriptionists — Salary by Percentile

Medical Transcriptionists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18860
  • 25th Percentile: 22320
  • Median: 27110
  • 75th Percentile: 31890
  • 90th Percentile: 38830

Medical Secretaries — Employment Trend

Medical Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22760
  • Median Salary 2007: 23590
  • Median Salary 2008: 22250
  • Median Salary 2009: 23110
  • Median Salary 2010: 24370
  • Total Employed 2006: 1630
  • Total Employed 2007: 1330
  • Total Employed 2008: 1210
  • Total Employed 2009: 1360
  • Total Employed 2010: 1450

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Employment Trend

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22680
  • Median Salary 2007: 23550
  • Median Salary 2008: 23870
  • Median Salary 2009: 23760
  • Median Salary 2010: 24250
  • Total Employed 2006: 1310
  • Total Employed 2007: 1290
  • Total Employed 2008: 1250
  • Total Employed 2009: 1280
  • Total Employed 2010: 1260

Medical Transcriptionists — Employment Trend

Medical Transcriptionists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24130
  • Median Salary 2007: 23250
  • Median Salary 2008: 25060
  • Median Salary 2009: 24870
  • Median Salary 2010: 27110
  • Total Employed 2006: 940
  • Total Employed 2007: 780
  • Total Employed 2008: 760
  • Total Employed 2009: 790
  • Total Employed 2010: 700

West Virginia vs National Medical Transcription Employment

West Virginia vs National Medical Transcription Employment

  • Employed in West Virginia: 0.455% (3410)

Medical Transcription Schools in West Virginia

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1. Opportunities Industrialization Center - North Central West Virginia

120 Jackson St
Fairmont, WV 26554
(304) 366-8142

Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia is located in Fairmont, WV. It offers subjects including nursing assisting and healthcare. Students are offered 14 certificates by this school. 86 students sought degrees from the 14 programs at this school in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, Board of Trustees. It is one of 30 vocational schools in West Virginia.

2. Mountain State College

1508 Spring St
Parkersburg, WV 26101-3993
(304) 485-5487

Mountain State College, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Parkersburg, WV and it offers one medical transcription program. 161 students seek degrees in ten Mountain State College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this college is the second largest institution in the state of West Virginia offering medical transcription.

3. Mountwest Community and Technical College

1 John Marshall Way
Huntington, WV 25755
(304) 696-6282

Mountwest Community and Technical College offers one medical transcription program and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Huntington, WV. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of West Virginia offering programs in medical transcription.

4. The Carver Career Center

4799 Midland Dr
Charleston, WV 25306-6397
(304) 348-1965x103

The Carver Career Center offers one medical transcription program and it is located in the suburbs of Charleston, West Virginia. This very small school is one of 30 vocational schools in West Virginia. This vocational school is the second biggest institution in the state of West Virginia offering medical transcription in terms of programs.

5. Bridgemont Community and Technical College

619 2nd Avenue
Montgomery, WV 25136
(304) 734-6601

Founded in 1966, Bridgemont Community and Technical College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Montgomery, West Virginia. It offers subjects including information technology and medical transcription. This public school offers students seven certificates and 25 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 931 students sought degrees from the 27 programs at this school. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. It is one of 10 technical colleges in West Virginia.