Home Transcription Jobs

This list of companies hiring for home transcription jobs includes many different types of transcription, e.g., general, corporate, financial and legal transcription jobs. However, medical transcription jobs are listed separately as are data entry jobs.

For more about the differences in these jobs, read All About Online Data Entry Work and All About Home Transcription.

And as always with any work-at-home opportunity, you have to be on the look out for scams, so check out how to be sure you are...MORE applying for legitimate home transcription jobs.

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    Company provides captioning, transcription and translation services and hires transcribers, real-time captioners, editors and translators to work at home and in its office in Orange County, CA. Transcription jobs pay $1-$1.50 per audio minutes; real time captioning $75/hour.

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    Transcribe conference calls, meetings and interviews for the financial sector in this Canadian company's home transcription jobs. It hires transcribers as independent contractor on a part-time basis. Pay ranges from $0.005 to $0.0066 per word. 70 WPM preferred for most jobs. Other jobs available include transcription reviewer, editor, real-time writer or captioner, formatter and supervisor. Hires in U.S., U.K. and Canada.

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    Boston-area company hires experienced transcriptionists to work from home or from its offices. Company's clients are in the fields of science, technology, academia, business, biotechnology, finance, medicine, film, advertising and the law. 70 WPM required for transcription jobs.

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    Firm offering transcription and translation services to government, law enforcement, corporations and other organizations hires both on-site and work-at-home transcriptionists. Applicants must pass and pay for FBI and state criminal background checks with fingerprints.
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    Of course, the days of the steno pools where typists gathered and labored over clickety-clack typewriters are long gone. There's no need because these days most people are pretty decent typists and individuals do their own word processing. Yet, some people are more than decent at typing. So, is there a way to take those skills and make money at home typing?

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    Massachusetts-based company hires experienced legal and corporate transcriptionists for part-time transcription jobs both on- and off-site.

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    Outsourcing company based in South Carolina provides virtual office services. In addition to its data entry and transcription jobs from home, it offers online customer support, translation and secretarial services.

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    This company mostly hires experienced legal and corporate transcriptionists (though it does sometimes have basic data entry jobs). Legal transcription rate is $0.75 to $1.75 per page, and corporate ranges from $0.40 to $1.00 per audio minute. Must be a U.S. citizen. Background check may be required.

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    Recruits U.S. citizens as independent contractors for transcription jobs. Minimum of 70 WPM and 2 years of experience required. Hires both legal and general transcriptionists.
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    Hires typists with a minimum of 60 wpm and basic computer skills for home transcription jobs. No fees.

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    Company hires work at home transcriptionists for legal and insurance-rated transcription jobs. Submit resume and company will contact applicants when it has openings. 60 WPM and knowledge of legal terms required.
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    British company's home-based audio transcribers work from home on both live and recorded audio, which might include dictation, interviews, teleconferences, webcasts, etc. Most of the transcripts are financial or technical in nature.
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    Morningside produces verbatim transcripts of broadcast programming that appears on CNN, FOX News, MSNBC and CNBC. It hires at-home transcribers. Requirements for home transcription jobs include high-speed Internet connection; digital foot pedal system; bachelor's degree in English or journalism and at least three years of work experience.
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    Company offers full- and part-time transcription and proofreading positions either on-site in Cambridge, MA, or on a freelance basis from home. Typing speed of 75 wpm, excellent grammar and language skills, and two years of experience in transcription and word processing are required.

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    Company provides transcription of short audio files such as voicemails and dictated notes by hiring work-at-home transcribers. Quicktate pays $.0025 per word and iDictate and Quicktates medical transcription work pay $.0050 per word. Successful QuickTate transcriptionists may receive work from iDictate, which transcribes a wider range of documents. Bilingual, particularly Spanish-language, transcribers needed.

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    Freelance transcriptionists choose audio files to transcribe at $10 per audio hour. Files are 6 minutes or less. Opportunity for advancement to reviewer.
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    Hiring home-based typists throughout the United States and Canada to work as independent contractors, SpeakWrite requires a typing speed of 65 WPM for its transcription jobs.

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    Talk2Type Transcriptions

    Independent contractors must type at least 75 wpm and have their own equipment to qualify for this telecommuting position.
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    Independent contractors transcribe for the entertainment industry. A foot pedal is required. Work pays $.07/line for a one-person interview and potentially more for multiple-speaker interviews. A transcriber typing at 70wpm can earn between $12 and $15 per hour.

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    Company hires transcriptionists to work from home. Though there is no fee, but transcriptionists must own a specific type of software. However, free software can be downloaded to take the evaluation test.
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    Independent contractor transcriptionists use free transcription program and a foot pedal to convert audio files into text. Pay is calculated per fifteen minutes of transcribed audio and works out to around $10/hour.