Hawaii contains nine schools that offer medical transcription programs. TechSkills of Sacramento, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in HI, has a total student population of 109 and is the 910th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 medical transcription schools in Hawaii, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, CSI Career College comes out as the most expensive ($44,912/yr), with Southwestern Oregon Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,347/yr.
Medical Transcription students from Hawaii 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 Hawaii alone, there are 2,780 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $32,180. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $38,950/yr and there are 130 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 704 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,845 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,000, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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