Arizona contains fourteen schools that offer medical transcription programs. Arizona College of Allied Health, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in AZ, has a total student population of 740 and is the 2455th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 medical transcription schools in Arizona, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-Mesa comes out as the most expensive ($25,179/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Medical Transcription students from Arizona schools who go on to become medical transcriptionists, medical assistants, medical billing specialists, medical secretaries, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 82,810 people working as medical transcriptionists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,350. Also, Medical assistants make on average $29,450 per year and there are about 495,970 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 12,590 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $30,070. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $35,210/yr and there are 2,110 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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