Medical Transcriptionist Salary in Florida - FL
Florida Medical Transcription Salaries
Florida medical transcriptionist salaries vary only slightly from area to area in the state. Medical transcriptionists with national certifications or national organization memberships can demand higher salaries.
According to www.salary.com on monster.com, salaries can fall within the following ranges:
- Boca Raton – $34,000 to $41,600
- Miami – $33,000 to $41,000
- Jacksonville – $32,000 – $40,000
- Orlando – $32,000 to $40,000
- Tampa – $32,000 to $39,000
Florida Professional Associations
Nationally, medical transcriptionists join AAMT, American Association of Medical Transcriptionists. An individual membership costs $135 annually. When you join, you're put in a national database so customers are able to contact you directly, which can be particularly helpful if you choose to set up your own business or freelance.
Besides the Florida Health Careers Organization (www.flahec.org/hlthcareers), a consortium of Florida healthcare medical educational centers, AHDI has various Florida chapters throughout the state. For specific area chapters contact:
Contact the Florida Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (www.ahdi-fl.org/) for other chapter information in your particular area.