12+ High Paying Transcription Jobs For Anyone Who Can Work From Home
Whether you are looking for a career change full time or want to earn a side hustle, there are tons of high paying transcription jobs available to work from home.
All you need is a computer and an Internet connection! Keep reading to discover these 12+ high paying transcription jobs perfect for anyone who can work from home.
What is Transcription Work
Transcription work means you are listening to an audio file and typing what you hear. Easy! Really, that’s all there is to it. Listen to a file, type it out. Great for typists, those who love data entry-type work, and people looking for full time or part time work.
How Much Does it Pay?
The pay scale can vary widely. With a lot of transcription companies, you are paid per audio minute. You may work a 3 minute audio file or a 30 minute audio file. Many earn as much as $25/hour doing transcription work.
Are Transcription Courses Required?
No, not at all. If you can listen and type then you can do transcription work however, if you’re looking to strengthen your skills and want to learn best practices to be an amazing transcriptionist, here are some courses to check out:
I have personal experience with Rev. The application process is a breeze and you can assign yourself work with ease. They pay out on Monday via PayPal.
You can earn up to $.60 per audio minute (or $36/hour). So working part time, around 4 hours/day for 5 days a week will earn you a cool $720/week! Though, the site does disclaim that average pay is around $150/month with top earnings reaching up to $1,215/month. Go here to apply and get started.
Get paid to transcribe audio files into text. This is for you if you are a good communicator, proficient in written/spoken English, and have an excellent comprehension of varying accents. Earn $5 to $20 per audio hour. Monthly pay estimates are at $200 to $1,000 per month, according to Scribie. Apply here.
5.) Casting Words
Casting Words has a really built out FAQ section to answer any question you may have about joining as a freelance transcriptionist. They pay out via PayPal and you can earn between 8.5 cents to just over a dollar per audio minute. The Available Jobs section they have will peak your interest. Apply to join here.
The application process is super simple and you’ll need to attach your resume so be prepared for that. Get started here.
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Scroll to the bottom and click Transcribe for Us to learn more about opportunities. This job is for you if you have transcription experience, if you can use transcription tools and if you have a strong ability to meet deadlines. To get started you take an assessment so make sure you have enough time set aside for that. Learn more here.
9.) Transcribe Me
One of the big names in the industry, you’ll enjoy the ability to monetize your downtime, earning $20 per audio hour to start! Top earners make $2,200 per month! Learn more about this opportunity here.
Attention to detail and ability to work well in deadline driven environments is what they are looking for at Hollywood Transcriptions. You must be able to type 65 wpm, own a digital foot pedal and transcription software, be fluent in English with excellent grammar skills, among other requirements. Check out more on their job opportunities here.
Find out all the details of this transcription opportunity including requirements, pay, and the type of candidates they are seeking at CrowdSurf.
12.) BAM! Transcription
You’ll love this colorful company. They do transcription, in addition to copywriting, proofreading and more. Their clients include PBS, Warner Brothers, HBO, ABC, and more.
13.) Accutran Global
This Canadian transcription company works with transcribers, voicewriters, and stenographers. Click here to learn more about their opportunities and apply.
Transcription work is a great work from home opportunity that you can do part time of full time. If you are a strong typist with attention to detail, this job may be for you! Check out these companies above to take a look at their transcription opportunities.
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