How much does a Transcriptionist make?

Updated Jun 13, 2021

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$43,886 /yr
Average Base Pay

9 salaries

$26K

Low

$44K

Average

$73K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Transcriptionist is $43,886 in United States. Filter by location to see Transcriptionist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 9 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Transcriptionist employees.

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Rev.com
3.4

Rev.com

Transcriptionist - Hourly

$6

 /hr
Range: $1 - $20
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$1

$20

$1 - $20 Range

Rev.com
3.4

Rev.com

Transcriptionist - Hourly Contractor

$5

 /hr
Range: $2 - $19

$2

$19

$2 - $19 Range

Rev.com
3.4

Rev.com

Transcriptionist - Hourly

$8

 /hr
Range: $2 - $20

$2

$20

$2 - $20 Range

Allegis Transcription
3.7

Allegis Transcription

Transcriptionist - Hourly Contractor

$12

 /hr
Range: $2 - $37

$2

$37

$2 - $37 Range

Rev.com
3.4

Rev.com

Transcriptionist - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $2 - $30

$2

$30

$2 - $30 Range

TranscribeMe
3.6

TranscribeMe

Transcriptionist - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $1 - $26

$1

$26

$1 - $26 Range

Copytalk Business Services

Transcriptionist - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $8 - $13

$8

$13

$8 - $13 Range

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3Play Media
4.4

3Play Media

Transcriptionist - Hourly Contractor

$13

 /hr
Range: $8 - $21

$8

$21

$8 - $21 Range

SpeakWrite
3.7

SpeakWrite

Transcriptionist - Hourly Contractor

$9

 /hr
Range: $4 - $17

$4

$17

$4 - $17 Range

TranscribeMe
3.6

TranscribeMe

Transcriptionist - Hourly Contractor

$9

 /hr
Range: $2 - $22

$2

$22

$2 - $22 Range

Net Transcripts
3.2

Net Transcripts

Transcriptionist - Hourly Contractor

$7

 /hr
Range: $3 - $19

$3

$19

$3 - $19 Range

Rev.com
3.4

Rev.com

Transcriptionist - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $9 - $24

$9

$24

$9 - $24 Range

2.9

Gainesville Student Business Services

Transcriptionist - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $9 - $13

$9

$13

$9 - $13 Range

TranscribeMe
3.6

TranscribeMe

Transcriptionist - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $1 - $22

$1

$22

$1 - $22 Range

2.7

Copytalk

Transcriptionist - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $9 - $10

$9

$10

$9 - $10 Range

Babbletype
2.7

Babbletype

Transcriptionist - Hourly Contractor

$8

 /hr
Range: $2 - $11

$2

$11

$2 - $11 Range

3.1

CastingWords

Transcriptionist - Hourly

$8

 /hr
Range: $2 - $32

$2

$32

$2 - $32 Range

Interactions
4.1

Interactions

Transcriptionist - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $18

$15

$18

$15 - $18 Range

Inform Diagnostics
2.6

Inform Diagnostics

Transcriptionist - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $23 - $27

$23

$27

$23 - $27 Range

TranscribeMe
3.6

TranscribeMe

Transcriptionist - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $8 - $27

$8

$27

$8 - $27 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Transcriptionist salaries

The average salary for a Transcriptionist is $43,886 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 9 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Transcriptionist employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Transcriptionist in United States is $73,134 per year.

The lowest salary for a Transcriptionist in United States is $26,335 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent transcriptionist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$18,000
per year
A Transcriptionist in the Little Rock, AR Area area reported making $18,000 per year
Job Highlights
Little Rock, AR Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$13
hourly
A Medical Secretary in the Chambersburg, PA Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
Chambersburg, PA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$8
hourly
A Transcriptionist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $8 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$1,200
monthly
A Legal Transcriptionist in the Somerset, PA Area area reported making $1,200 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Somerset, PA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$1,051
monthly
A Transcriptionist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $1,051 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Seasonal
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$35,000
per year
A Medical Secretary in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Hospital
$27
hourly
A Medical Transcriptionist/Editor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $27 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$263
monthly
A Transcriptionist/Captionist in the Clarksdale, MS Area area reported making $263 per month
Job Highlights
Clarksdale, MS Area area
Freelance
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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