Frequently Asked Questions
What is the going rate for transcription per page?
The pricing for transcription per page is going to be based on the word count. For legal services, you will only pay 1.5 cents per word. If you need a rush job or a language conversion from Spanish to English, please contact us first as the rates will be higher at 3 cents per word. Pricing also varies between legal, medical, and multi-speaker. Legal transcription service is the cheapest of the three.
What is legal transcription?
Legal transcription services help to transcribe audio hearings in law-related settings made by legal professionals. By using a legal transcription service, you can reduce the time and energy spent in-house to convert an audio file to transcripts, leaving you with more time to focus on more critical aspects of your business. These services are excellent for law firms, court reporter, and other companies who need legal transcription. We only use the most professional transcription specialist to ensure that your transcript is completed by someone who is well versed in the legal field.
How long does it take to transcribe 30 minutes of audio?
The time that it takes legal transcriptionists to transcribe 30 minutes of audio is going to depend on how comprehendible some speaks. If the audio is very comprehendible, then the turnaround will be much shorter. Harder to understand administrative hearings will take more work to transcribe, causing a more extended turnaround period. When submitting an audio file to a transcription service, note the quality of the speaker to judge the expected turnaround.
How do I get a transcription job with no experience?
To get a job in the transcription service industry, you will need to work from the bottom up. By starting with smaller tasks, you can learn the tips of the trade on what it takes to work as a legal transcriptionist. You can even practice writing transcripts before you get a job so that you can have some experience when going to a job interview.