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Court Reporter Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$65,052 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Court Reporter is $65,052 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Court Reporter is between $46,987 and $80,077. 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 Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Court Reporters

Job family population: 15,220

Estimated population of Court Reporter jobs: 4,394

Rate of error: 3.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Court Reporter Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Civil Litigation Legal Assistant
May 29
Chicago, IL, USA
Del Galdo Law Group, LLC
Arranges for court reporters and schedules depositions. Qualifications: * 2 years experience as a legal assistant and/or paralegal certificate and/or college degree. * Experience in e-filing court ...
Scheduler/Calendar Associate
May 31
Chicago, IL, USA
Veritext Legal Solutions
For law firms and corporations, we provide national coverage, state-of-the-art facilities, highly skilled court reporters, advanced technology, unparalleled client service, and on-time delivery. Our ...
Legal Secretary Litigation
May 22
Tinley Park, IL, USA
Law Firm
... court reporters and follow up as necessary Record and update client and party data on files and office systems as needed Perform any and all other tasks as assigned QUALIFICATIONS: At least 10 years ...
Legal Assistant
Jun 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Addison Group - Chicago HR/Admin
E-file court pleadings as needed * Proofread a variety of contracts including employment agreements and collective bargaining agreements * Maintain calendar appointments for attorneys * Proof and ...
Legal Secretary
Jun 4
Chicago, IL, USA
Adhere to all court deadlines; Ensure settlements are recorded, settlement documentation is received and cases are closed. Qualifications The candidate should be a highly self-motivated individual ...
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