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Medical Transcriptionists (31-9094)

Transcribe medical reports recorded by physicians and other healthcare practitioners using various electronic devices, covering office visits, emergency room visits, diagnostic imaging studies, operations, chart reviews, and final summaries. Transcribe dictated reports and translate abbreviations into fully understandable form. Edit as necessary and return reports in either printed or electronic form for review and signature, or correction.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 102 111 8.82 6 8 15
United States 58000 56000 0.0 3500 4500 7700
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 17.94 10.48 13.01 16.96 21.76 26.55
Alaska 17.56 10.86 12.25 15.27 22.29 28.55
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 16.20 10.88 12.09 14.64 19.44 24.22

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.