I currently make $4-$600 a mth working 12 hrs a wk or so. Deadlines that you have to meet depend on what company you're working for or if you're freelancing. I've done some files where the deadline is "if you can get it to me yesterday I'd be grateful". I've also had the other extreme - "can you get it to me by the end of the month?" asked on the 3rd or 4th.
Transcriptionists that work approximately ful-time can make $20-40k+.
You're not going be in that higher range to start, though. It takes awhile to build up a portfolio of contracts w/ the right mix to keep you busy 8 hrs per day, 5 days a wk and you have to have some experience to get the higher rates of pay.
It also has a LOT to do with how quickly you can turn around an hr of audio. Generally speaking, you should count on it taking 4-6 hrs to transcribe 1 hr of audio as a newbie. You will quickly get faster as your typing speed builds learn trick of the trade
Answer by Fawn80 at 11:57 AM on Oct. 7, 2010
Answer by patsymay84 at 3:30 PM on Oct. 7, 2010
Answer by Fawn80 at 3:49 PM on Oct. 7, 2010