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Court Reporter Salary

$61,076 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,325

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 26, 2020

The average pay for a Court Reporter is $61,076 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Court Reporter is between $44,115 and $75,182. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Court Reporter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Records examination, testimony, judicial opinions, judge's charge to jury, judgment or sentence of court, or other proceedings in court of law using shorthand, a stenotype machine, or audio tapes.
  • Reads portions of transcript during trial on judge's request, and asks speakers to clarify inaudible statements.
Court Reporter Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Court Reporters

Job family population: 14,490

Estimated population of Court Reporter jobs: 4,183

Rate of error: 4.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$70,804
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth-largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 328 million, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous...

Court Reporter Job Listings for United States

Digital Court Reporter
Jan 15
Dallas, TX, USA
Veritext Legal Community Network
The role of a Digital Reporter is to capture and preserve the verbatim record of a deposition, examination under oath, or other court proceeding by performing three main functions: * Create a clear ...
Court Reporter (68376)
Jan 9
Fort Myers, FL, USA
Nitelines USA, Inc
Nitelines USA is looking to fill a Court Reporter position. This position is temporary and is scheduled to run through 6/30/2020 with a STRONG possibility of being extended Location: OSC 20th ...
Electronic Court Reporter
Jan 6
Woodland Hills, CA, USA
U.S. Legal Support, Inc.
Consider becoming an Electronic Court Reporter (ECR). This profession is experiencing an exciting growth in demand due to an ongoing shortage of stenographers in California and nationwide. In an ...
Office and Calendar Assistant
Dec 13
Austin, TX, USA
Court Reporters Clearinghouse
The Office/Calendar Assistant position is a vital part of Court Reporters Clearinghouse and will be responsible for providing extraordinary customer service to court reporters, paralegals and ...
Legal Assistant
Jan 9
Springfield, IL, USA
Kanoski Bresney
... and court reporter * Draft and/or assist with responses to discover requests including client contact for detailed information that normally is not found in the file * Order medical records/bills ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Court Reporter is $61,076 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Court Reporter is between $44,115 and $75,182. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Court Reporter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Digital Court Reporter
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The role of a Digital Reporter is to capture and preserve the verbatim record of a deposition, examination under oath, or other court proceeding by performing three main functions: * Create a clear ...
Court Reporter (68376)
Jan 9
Fort Myers, FL, USA
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Nitelines USA is looking to fill a Court Reporter position. This position is temporary and is scheduled to run through 6/30/2020 with a STRONG possibility of being extended Location: OSC 20th ...
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