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General Transcription Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $63,000 $5,250 $1,211 $30
75th Percentile $45,000 $3,750 $865 $22
Average $40,426 $3,368 $777 $19
25th Percentile $27,000 $2,250 $519 $13
$17,000 - $22,499
7% of jobs
$27,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$22,500 - $27,999
20% of jobs
$28,000 - $33,499
21% of jobs
$33,500 - $38,999
18% of jobs
The average salary is $40,426 a year
$39,000 - $44,499
9% of jobs
$45,000 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$44,500 - $49,999
6% of jobs
$50,000 - $55,499
5% of jobs
$55,500 - $60,999
3% of jobs
$63,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$61,000 - $66,499
3% of jobs
$66,500 - $71,999
2% of jobs
$72,000 - $77,500
1% of jobs

National Average

$17,000 $40,426/year $19/hour $77,500
General Transcription Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$40,426
$3,368
$777
$19
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$40,981
$3,415
$788
$20

As of Nov 24, 2020, the average annual pay for a General Transcription in the United States is $40,426 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $19.44 an hour. This is the equivalent of $777/week or $3,369/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $77,500 and as low as $17,000, the majority of General Transcription salaries currently range between $27,000 (25th percentile) to $45,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $63,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a General Transcription varies greatly (by as much as $18,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the General Transcription job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A General Transcription in your area makes on average $40,981 per year, or $555 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $40,426. Virginia ranks number 11 out of 50 states nationwide for General Transcription salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for General Transcription jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for General Transcription Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a General Transcription job is above the national average. Topping the list is Lakes, AK, with San Francisco, CA and Santa Clara, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Santa Clara, CA beats the national average by $5,872 (13.5%), and Lakes, AK furthers that trend with another $6,606 (15.1%) above the $40,426 average.

Importantly, Lakes, AK has a moderately active General Transcription job market with only a few companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a General Transcription appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 5% between Lakes, AK and San Jose, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a General Transcription role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Lakes, AK$47,032$3,919$904$22.61
San Francisco, CA$46,840$3,903$901$22.52
Santa Clara, CA$46,298$3,858$890$22.26
Washington, DC$45,674$3,806$878$21.96
Los Angeles, CA$45,148$3,762$868$21.71
Fremont, CA$45,076$3,756$867$21.67
Jersey City, NJ$44,558$3,713$857$21.42
Green River, WY$44,332$3,694$853$21.31
San Buenaventura, CA$44,330$3,694$853$21.31
San Jose, CA$44,308$3,692$852$21.30

Top 5 Best Paying Related General Transcription Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the General Transcription job category that pay more per year than a typical General Transcription salary. Top examples of these roles include: Dictation Transcription, Transcription Remote, and Remote Transcriptionist.

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $16,794 (34.4%) and $27,313 (50.5%) more than the average General Transcription salary of $40,426. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related General Transcription jobs may help you make more money than that of the average General Transcription position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Dictation Transcription$67,739$5,645$1,303$32.57
Transcription Remote$63,368$5,281$1,219$30.47
Remote Transcriptionist$61,954$5,163$1,191$29.79
Remote Medical Transcription$57,786$4,816$1,111$27.78
Pathology Transcription$57,220$4,768$1,100$27.51
About Our Data
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Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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