Transcription jobs require you to create and edit typed copies of reports. Medical and legal transcription jobs will also require you to have specific knowledge in that field.
Before you apply for a transciptionist job, you need to check your ten-key typing speed and your keyboard typing speed. Click here to check your speed for free: Ten Key Typing Speed and Standard Typing Speed. Most transcriptionist jobs will require a minimum typing speed of around 75 words per minute. You may also need to get some special equipment in order to perform these jobs.
Below are some companies offering legit work from home jobs for general, medical, or legal transcriptionists.
This list is based on others’ recommendations since I haven’t personally worked for the following companies. Of course, please do your own research before deciding which option works best for you. Also, please check each website to see which companies are currently hiring and what qualifications they require before you apply.
Absolute Transcription (medical, must have at least 2 years of clinic or acute care experience)
Aero Transcription Service, Inc. (must have at least 2 years experience transcribing in radiology and/or orthopedics)
Applied Medical Services (medical, minimum of two years full-time medical transcription experience in a clinical or hospital setting)
Ascott Transcription Services (medical)
Cambridge Transcriptions (corporate and legal transcription)
Cobb Medical Transcription (must have at least one year of practical experience in a hospital or clinical setting)
Eight Crossings (medical, two years experience transcribing multi-specialty medical reports required)
E-Typist Transcription (legal transcription)
ExecuScribe (medical and corporate transcription, 3-5 years of multi-specialty or acute care experience required)
First Choice Medical Transcription Service (medical, 5 years acute care hospital experience required)
Gilbert Medical Transcription Services (medical, 3 years acute care experience)
Heartland Information Services (full-time medical, 2 years of recent experience transcribing clinic notes, or 1 year recent experience transcribing acute care reports required)
iMedX (medical, 4 years of experience required)
Nuance Transcription Services (medical, 1 full year experience required)
Speak-Write (legal and general)
TASK Transcription Services, Inc. (legal and general)