What Are The Training Requirements for Court Reporters?

Court reporters need a postsecondary nondegree award and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Court reporters
Typical education of Court reporters
Percent
Less than High School 1.6
High School 17.3
Some College 25.2
Associates Degree 14.1
Bachelors Degree 30.2
Masters Degree 7.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 4.1

What Is the Employment Outlook for Court Reporters?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 more court reporters but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 4,000 more.

This career includes 20,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Court Reporters Make?

On average, court reporters make $27.37 per hour or $56,940 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Court Reporters?

Hourly income for Court reporters in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Court reporters $12.79 $17.73 $24.68 $34.81 $46.15
Legal occupations $17.62 $24.78 $38.30 $66.46 $high
Legal support workers $14.59 $18.18 $23.83 $30.95 $41.04
Miscellaneous legal support workers $13.79 $17.73 $23.93 $32.89 $48.80
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Court Reporters?

Annual salary for Court reporters in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Court reporters $26,610 $36,870 $51,320 $72,400 $95,990
Legal occupations $36,650 $51,530 $79,650 $138,240 $high
Legal support workers $30,350 $37,820 $49,560 $64,380 $85,360
Miscellaneous legal support workers $28,680 $36,870 $49,780 $68,420 $101,500
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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