Court Reporter

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October 30, 2016

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Court Reporter Job Description

Court Reporters Use verbatim methods and equipment to capture, store, retrieve, and transcribe pretrial and trial proceedings or other information. Includes stenocaptioners who operate computerized stenographic captioning equipment to provide captions of live or prerecorded broadcasts for hearing-impaired viewers. Reporters and Correspondents Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation. Report and write stories for newspaper, news magazine, radio, or television.

Court Reporter Salary Statistics as of 2015

Average annual salary for a Court Reporter is $47372 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $89173. The lowest salary reported was $26893. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Median hourly wage for a Court Reporter is $23.56 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $44.34. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $13.37. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Bonuses for a Court Reporter are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $100 from people with under 1 year of experience.

These are the highest paying states for a Court Reporter. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
California – $50,000 – $90,091
Florida – $27,000 – $62,500
Indiana – $30,280 – $51,997
Louisiana – $32,526 – $47,783
Pennsylvania – $27,514 – $50,000
South Carolina – n/a
Texas – $40,695 – $85,096

These are the highest paying cities for a Court Reporter. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
Indianapolis, Indiana –
Dallas, Texas –
Orlando, Florida –
Detroit, Michigan –
Santa Ana, California –
New Orleans, Louisiana –
Boise, Idaho –

This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Court Reporter from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $47372 while in 2007 it was just $43931.95

Job Outlook

Gender Statistics

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88%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 12% of Court Reporters were males while 88% were females. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

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