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Fast Facts for Medical Transcriptionists in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Champaign, Kankakee and Springfield
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chicago, Rockford and Peoria
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Peoria and Champaign

Salaries for Medical Transcriptionists in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Peoria, Champaign and Chicago

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Programs
  • Associate of Science in Medical Administrative Billing and Coding
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.
Programs
  • Diploma - Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Offers special tuition pricing for Veterans, Active Duty Military and spouses/qualifying dependents of all Active Duty, National Guard and Reserves.
  • Works closely with an advisory board from the medical community to ensure that their curriculum, equipment and instruction are current.
  • Allows students to complete assignments on the go with its Blackboard Learn mobile app.
  • Gives online students live student support for technical or course questions.
  • Has campus locations in Florida as well as online learning programs.
Programs
  • BS in Health Information Management
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • Specialization in Nursing Informatics (MSN)
  • Ranked among the Best Grad Schools for Physician Assistants in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Dedicated to delivering quality education and personalized attention to students since 1899.
  • Provides a range of campus experiences and services online including advising, tutoring, student community, and career services.
  • Offers counseling services and a 24/7 crisis hotline to students at no extra charge.
  • Gives students and alumni access to career assistants who help with resumes, cover letters, job hunting, and more.
Programs
  • Medical Records Technician Certificate
  • Medical Coding and Billing Certificate

Brighton College and the former Paralegal Institute share a long history of providing excellent, affordable, career-oriented education that positions students for success in the workforce! Brighton College was founded in 1961 in Hudson, Ohio and offers programs in allied health professions, including medical coding, medical billing, medical records, medical office specialist, health services management, pharmacy technician.

Programs
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration
Get allied health training with Ross Medical Education Center. We offer programs in dental assisting, medical assisting, medical insurance billing and office administration, and pharmacy tech.
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Bettendorf
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Programs
  • Medical Billing & Coding Specialist

About Brightwood College

Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

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Hammond
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Programs
  • Medical Billing and Coding Diploma
  • A contemporary, career-focused institution of higher education dedicated to excellence since 1902.
  • Has academic advising that provides students someone to answer questions and provide guidance.
  • Offers scholarships for qualifying military members, adult learners, as well as program-specific scholarships.
  • Provides tutoring services to help students master any assignments that give them trouble.
  • Gives students the option to study online, at one of the 12 campuses in Indiana or Ohio, or a combination of both.
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Evansville
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Programs
  • Master of Health Informatics
  •  Ranked one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  •  Offers a no-obligation, 3-week trial period where students may determine if the university is right for them before they commit to it.
  •  Strives to be a student’s partner in lifelong learning; committed to helping them achieve their goals.
  •  Serves students of all ages, from first-graders learning to read to professionals seeking postgraduate training.
  •  Provides career-oriented diploma through master’s programs in fields such as healthcare, business, legal and paralegal services, information technology, criminal justice and design.
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Davenport
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Programs
  • MBA - Healthcare Management
  • Several student organizations are present on campus, including Alpha Chi and Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Societies, intramural sports, and a student government association.
  • Main campus is located in Hobbs, New Mexico, with online options as well.
  • Originally founded in 1962 as College of the Southwest.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

More Illinois Medical Transcription Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Moline
Associate
6,311
Glen Ellyn
Associate
25,768
Grayslake
Associate
16,010
Palatine
Associate
15,156
Freeport
Associate
2,049
East Peoria
Associate
11,804
Robinson
Associate
1,445
Olney
Associate
1,610
Carterville
Associate
7,559
Joliet
Associate
13,149
Centralia
Associate
5,041
Malta
Associate
4,466
Mattoon
Associate
7,177
Godfrey
Associate
7,875
Springfield
Associate
6,655
Chicago
Associate
171
Peoria
Bachelor
641
Palos Hills
Associate
15,859
Des Plaines
Associate
10,805
Champaign
Associate
9,407
Ina
Associate
4,821
Decatur
Associate
3,274
Rockford
Associate
7,923
Ullin
Associate
2,176
Harrisburg
Associate
2,606
Belleville
Associate
13,713
Sugar Grove
Associate
8,731

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Transcriptionists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Medical Transcriptionists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Medical Transcriptionists relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Carbondale 30 $40,690
Marion 30 $40,690
Decatur -2222 $26,420
Peoria 60 $35,000
Rockford 40 $37,450
Springfield 40 $35,110

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