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Medical Scribe


Waxahachie, TX

21 days ago


undefined27 / Per Hour

Los Angeles, CA

13 days ago
Health Office Assistant

Queen Creek Unified School District

Queen Creek, AZ

5 days ago
Full Time Medical Scribe


Boise, ID

30+ days ago
Medical Secretary/Transcriptionist

St. Catherine of Siena

West Islip, NY

13 days ago
Transcriptionist II - PD

Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System

Salinas, CA

6 days ago
Medical Secretary/Transcriptionist

Catholic Health Services of Long Island - Corporate

1000 Montauk Highway West Islip, NY

15 days ago
Medical Transcription Professional


New Orleans, LA

18 days ago

[Paycomonline] Mountain View Hospital

Idaho Falls, ID

6 days ago

Transcription Jobs Overview

Transcribers play a pivotal role in industries that range from healthcare to publishing. It's a job that makes other people's jobs a whole lot easier, faster, and more efficient. So if you're a good listener and want the flexibility of working your own hours, as well as and working from home, transcription jobs might be just what you're looking for.

By listening to and transcribing audio files of meetings, seminars, interviews, and lectures, you give your clients the freedom to review the content in detail and ensure that important information can be accessed at any time.

For example, the healthcare industry utilizes medical transcriptionists for providers' audio reports. Law firms, podcasters, video production companies, and marketing agencies are among other companies that hire for transcription jobs.

If you're interested in expanding your horizons, you can also search for similar administrative jobs or check out related positions, such as:

Transcription Training and Skills

You do not need a college degree to become a transcriptionist. However, some training before applying for a job is recommended. There are many transcription courses available online to help you increase your typing speed. Some companies may require a certification, especially in the legal and medical fields. It can take between six and 12 months to complete a certification. Check out this job description for a medical transcriptionist to see what employers are looking for in candidates.

Update Your Transcription Resume

Are you ready to put your resume together? You can tailor a transcription resume based on a sample of a data entry resume, and you can also check out more helpful resume-writing articles on Monster.

It is always a good idea to include a cover letter, which allows you to pinpoint your skills and experience. Here are some cover letter tips to help you impress an employer and increase your chance at an interview for transcription jobs.

Interviewing for a Transcription Job

And once you get that call or email asking for an interview, fret not. You can prepare yourself by checking out interview questions for similar positions, such as an administrative assistant or an office assistant. Some questions you might encounter include:

  • Tell us about your previous work experience.
  • What type of documents have you generated in the past?
  • Tell us about your previous work experience as a transcriptionist.

How Much Do Transcription Jobs Pay?

A transcriptionist's pay can vary depending on the industry you work in. For example, the median medical transcriptionist salary is $16.89 an hour. Some transcription jobs can also lead to other opportunities and higher pay income. Monster's Salary Tool is a useful guide to get an idea of what you'd make in your area.

Find Transcription Jobs Right Here

Check out all the available jobs on this page and start applying to the ones that would be a good fit for you. Then take a few minutes to create your profile on Monster so you can keep up with new job opportunities.