Oregon contains ten schools that offer medical transcription programs. College of Legal Arts, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in OR, has a total student population of 188 and is the 3515th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 medical transcription schools in Oregon, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Abdill Career College Inc comes out as the most expensive ($20,814/yr), with Mt Hood Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,174/yr.
Medical Transcription students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 7,470 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $32,070. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $36,340/yr and there are 1,370 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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