Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Medical Transcriptionist Pay in New England

The most current occupational employment data available from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) put the number of working medical transcriptionists at more than 55,800 as of May 2021.  At that time, about 3.7% of all medical transcriptionist jobs were in the six-state New England region.  An examination of BLS data revealed New England to be one of the top paying regions in the nation for medical transcriptionists. Every New England state recorded a medical transcriptionist annual mean wage level that exceeded the national average for the profession, with Connecticut ranked as the top state in the nation for medical transcriptionist annual mean wages.  A closer review of BLS data from May 2021 reveals the following about medical transcriptionist pay in New England:

Medical Transcriptionist Pay in New England

Medical Transcriptionist Pay in New England

State # Employed Annual Mean Wages Wage Rank*
CT 900 $49,810 1st
MA 700 $39,950 11th
ME 140 $37,630 17th
NH 140 $39,060 15th
RI 140 $36,160 24th
VT 50 $42,380 9th
U.S. 55,830 $34,220 -------

(*) annual mean wage ranking among the 50 states

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics OES. Data accessed on May 28, 2022

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