Florida contains 23 schools that offer medical transcription programs. Southern Technical College, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in FL, has a total student population of 982 and is the 1143rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 23 medical transcription schools in Florida, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Winter Park Tech comes out as the most expensive ($36,420/yr), with Robert Morgan Educational Center as the lowest recorded at only $2,196/yr.
Medical Transcription students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 35,250 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $28,780. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $30,910/yr and there are 4,420 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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