New Jersey contains eleven schools that offer medical transcription programs. Healthcare Training Institute, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in NJ, has a total student population of 92 and is the 827th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 medical transcription schools in New Jersey, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Healthcare Training Institute comes out as the most expensive ($35,856/yr), with StenoTech Career Institute as the lowest recorded at only $3,040/yr.
Medical Transcription students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 12,450 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $32,760. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $38,750/yr and there are 1,680 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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