Salary for Court Reporters

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This occupation has now been updated to Court Reporters and Simultaneous Captioners

Also known as:  Certified Shorthand Reporter (CSR), Court Monitor, Court Recording Monitor, Court Reporter, Court Stenographer, Deposition Reporter, Digital Court Reporter, Official Court Reporter, Realtime Court Reporter, Stenographer

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Court reporters use shorthand or stenography to record verbatim transcripts of pretrial and trial proceedings, depositions, or other information as requested in service of lawyers or the court. They may ask for speakers to repeat their statements during proceedings. These professionals are trained in the use of standardized shorthand and stenotype procedures for legal purposes, and may use mechanized devices, computers, or record the proceedings by hand. Following their transcription, these individuals store and process the records created for later reference. Some college education is required for entry into this field.

A Court Reporter can expect a wage between $31,600 - $109,240 based on education and experience. will most likely receive an average wage of sixty-six thousand seven hundred and ten dollars per annum.

have the best average compensation in New York, where they can get average job salaries of just about $96,640. Employees in this career have the most lucrative average salary level in Educational Services, where they get average job salaries of $103,640.

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INDUSTRIES

Court Reporters tend to make the most in the following industries:

Educational Services
$103,640
Public Administration
$72,080
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$52,310

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$52,310
Public Administration
$72,080
Educational Services
$103,640