Medical Stenographer Career

*A job as a Medical Stenographer falls under the broader career category of Medical Transcriptionists. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

Job Description for Medical Transcriptionists : 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.


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Medical Transcriptionist Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$35,260

Median Hourly Wage

$16.95*

Total Employed Nationally

68,350


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2013 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.