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GoTranscript is a thriving web-based transcription and translation company. We're always looking to fill our open freelance transcription jobs so we can grow our team and keep pace with customer orders. If you're a skilled transcriptionist who takes pride in your work, and you want to make a difference in the world, we want you!

Please note: buying and selling a GoTranscript account is illegal

If you buy an account you will lose money because we have implemented safeguards to prevent illegal account purchases
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Do transcription jobs from home
All you need is computer and an internet connection
Get paid reliably
Receive weekly payouts via PayPal for all work completed.
Work flexible hours
Work as much or as little as you want, whenever you want.
Receive great support
Our fantastic support team resolves issues promptly.
Choose your own projects
Freely choose which jobs to work on.
Grow your skills
Receive regular feedback and learn from the rest of the team.
Enjoy work variety
Transcribe a police investigation one day and book research the next.
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We have a steady stream of projects waiting for you.
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We get new transcribing jobs every day. You'll always have something to work on.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We're currently only hiring for a transcriber position.

We pay via PayPal and Payoneer only.

We pay for the job done. The average payment rate is $0.60/minute of audio transcribed.

Payments are generated every Friday.

As much as you want, and whenever you want. This is a freelance job.

Yes.

No.

No. File upload sections are for clients.

No. This is a freelance job, and all taxes are handled by yourself.

No. That is against our rules. All applications submitted from the same IP are declined.

Yes.

Yes, but we recommend using a laptop or a PC to use our transcription tool efficiently.

Just your PC/other device and a set of headphones.

Yes.

1. Sign up/Register: https://gotranscript.com/register (you might be taken to the order form after this step, ignore that and follow the steps described here).
2. Study the guidelines: https://gotranscript.com/transcription-guidelines.
3. Study the samples that are in the guidelines.
4. Take the test: https://gotranscript.com/transcription-jobs. Click on APPLY NOW and select your language.

1. Sign up/Register: https://gotranscript.com/register
2. To check if there's a test available for your language, go here https://gotranscript.com/transcription-jobs. Click on APPLY NOW and check the list.

There are no separate client and employee accounts. Upon signing up, all accounts are the same, but you get to see the Work section when you pass your test.

Yes.

It means that you answered one or a few of the questions incorrectly. The quiz is working as it should be - there are no bugs or technical faults.

Yes. Some questions might have several correct answers, and you have to mark all of the correct options to pass.

We usually get great recordings, but we also work with files that are not as clear. We need to know you can handle those kinds of jobs using the guidelines you have studied.

We review both English and foreign language applications manually, so it might take up to 30-60 days to get your results. Results are sent by email (check your spam folder too).
You can also check your application's status from the test page: if you see an error message saying that we're checking your application, it means that it's still pending.
If you see the audio file and your previous submission, it means that your application was declined, and you can take the test again.
If you're accepted, the error message will say, 'You are a transcriber, you don't need to do the test.' You will also get to see the Work section when you're accepted.

At least 95%.

Yes. You can use the same account to take the test again. Do not create multiple accounts as this will get your application declined automatically.