Freelance Transcription

Transcriber Guide

All you need to know about our becoming a certified transcriber and working for us


Scribie offers a great opportunity to augment your income by transcribing audio files for us. The work involves listening to the audio files and typing it as accurately as possible. The job is fully remote and you can choose your files. We pay by the length of the audio file and the pay rate varies from $5 per audio hour to $20 per audio hour. We also provide a free automated transcript to make it easier for you. You just need to go through a test process to certified as a transcriber. After certification, you can be promoted to a Reviewer, Proofreader and QC on good performance. For each submission, your Scribie account will be credited with the appropriate dollar amount. We do not assign any files; you get to pick and choose your work. Earnings will accumulate in your account and you can transfer it to your PayPal account anytime. From PayPal, the funds can be transferred to your bank account. There are no monthly commitments or minimum withdrawal limits. Payments are made once a day. If you are an experienced transcriber and have spare time, then can help you to fill that up. If you are starting your career as a transcriptionist then you can gain valuable experience and hone your skills. We have been in business since 2008. We have transcribed more than 3.5 Million minutes and paid our more than 2 Million dollars to more than 30,000 certified transcribers till date.


The following are the requirements for this remote home-based job.
  • Laptop or desktop computer
  • Headphone or earphone
  • Verified PayPal account
  • Broadband connection
  • Good comprehension of English
  • Ability to interpret conversations
  • Ability to apply context and identify mistakes

Verified PayPal

We send payments via PayPal and we require a Verified PayPal account in order to be eligible for this program. It is a necessary requirement and cannot be relaxed. In order to verify your PayPal account, it has to be linked to a bank account and/or credit card depending upon your country. Please check the PayPal FAQ for the exact process. If you do not have a PayPal account already then please sign up for one and get it verified before applying. It is free to sign up for PayPal. This requirement is specifically to ensure that you are able to receive the money when we transfer your earnings to your PayPal account. A Verified PayPal account indicates that you are able to successfully transfer your earnings to a bank account eventually. It also helps us save on support costs for payments related issues. You can specify any PayPal account as long as it’s Verified and not in use already. It can also be changed later on. The PayPal account is not used for any purpose other than funds transfer. We do not support any other payment methods currently. APPLY HERE