As of July 2014, the average salary for a northern Alabama medical transcriptionist is between approximately $36,000 and $39,000 per year, according to Salary.com. Salary.com reports that medical transcriptionists in northern Alabama earn less than the national average for the position. The amount earned by medical transcriptionists varies depending on education and location.
According to Salary.com, the average salary for a medical transcriptionist in the United States as of July 2014 is $40,297. Medical transcriptionists transcribe dictation and vocal recordings from doctors and medical professionals. Jobs in this field may require a high school diploma, training in medical terminology and up to two years of experience in transcription.