What is a transcriptionist?
A transcriptionist is a professional typist who listens to live proceedings or recorded audios and videos and converts them to speech.
Types of transcription jobs
RequirementsMust have a computer /laptop or Mac Stable internet connection Foot pedal (to control playback without removing your hands from keyboard).
Basic typing skills
Time management skills
Speed and accurate typing skills
Strong listening skills
Familiarity with Microsoft Word or similar applications
Ability to research
Editing ,grammar check ,punctuation and proofreading skills.
Transcription jobs for beginners and pros
Transcribeme.com – They have good rates with earnings starting at $15-$22 per audio hour and monthly earnings up to $2200. Work from the comfort of your home.
Daily transcription -they pay up to $.90 per minute.They provide coaching and training.They pay better than most transcription companies.
Go transcription -pay up to 60 cents per audio or video recording.They hire from everywhere.
Rev Transcription -average payment per month is $ 245 and the top monthly payment is $1495.They pay you weekly via Paypal.
Upwork – you have the freedom to set your price. There are many people searching for transcribe this to work for them.￼
Casting words -They hire people from all over the world. There is a flexible work experience. The con is that their pay rates are too low.
Crowd Surf – Pay ranges from $0.03 to $0.20 per minute.