How much does a Medical Records Transcriptionist make in the United States? The average Medical Records Transcriptionist salary in the United States is $49,885 as of October 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $44,436 and $55,605. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Medical Records Transcriptionist

Medical Records Transcriptionist transcribes medical dictation by physicians and other medical practitioners pertaining to patients assessment, diagnostics, therapy, and other medical reports. Understands medical terminology and the use of transcription software and equipment. Being a Medical Records Transcriptionist requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. Additionally, Medical Records Transcriptionist may require Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist (RHDS). The Medical Records Transcriptionist gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Medical Records Transcriptionist typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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