Career Outlook for Medical Transcriptionists

Also known as:  Certified Medical Transcriptionist, Medical Record Transcriber, Medical Stenographer, Medical Transcriber, Medical Transcriptionist, Pathology Transcriptionist, Radiology Transcriptionist, Registered Medical Transcriptionist
The overall job outlook for Medical Transcriptionist careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 15.05 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 2.51 percent per year. Demand for Medical Transcriptionists is expected to go up, with an expected 38,120 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 6.05 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Medical Transcriptionists in the following states
California 5,620
Pennsylvania 4,630
Texas 4,280
Florida 3,990
Wisconsin 3,600
New York 3,580
Illinois 3,570
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Medical Transcriptionists
District of Columbia 40
Hawaii 90
Alaska 100
Delaware 160
Wyoming 220
Puerto Rico 250
Vermont 300