Nevada contains three schools that offer medical transcription programs. Northwest Health Careers, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in NV, has a total student population of 217 and is the 3956th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 medical transcription schools in Nevada, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Las Vegas College comes out as the most expensive ($23,839/yr), with Great Basin College as the lowest recorded at only $6,844/yr.
Medical Transcription students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 4,530 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $32,730. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $34,860/yr and there are 390 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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