Rhode Island contains one school that offers medical transcription programs. Community College of Rhode Island has a total student population of 17,760 and is the 5473rd highest ranked school in America.
Medical Transcription students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 1,770 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $31,960. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $37,030/yr and there are 330 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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