undefined27 / Per Hour
Los Angeles, CA
Queen Creek Unified School District
Queen Creek, AZ
RETINA SPECIALISTS OF IDAHO
St. Catherine of Siena
West Islip, NY
Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System
Catholic Health Services of Long Island - Corporate
1000 Montauk Highway West Islip, NY
New Orleans, LA
[Paycomonline] Mountain View Hospital
Idaho Falls, ID
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
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.