New Mexico contains one school that offers medical transcription programs. New Mexico State University-Carlsbad has a total student population of 2,043 and is the 5971st highest ranked school in America.
Medical Transcription students from New Mexico 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 Mexico alone, there are 3,570 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $26,590. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $27,890/yr and there are 380 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 1598 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,262 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,963, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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