Court Reporter Salary (United States)

A Court Reporter earns an average salary of $48,170 per year.
Court Reporter Total Pay (?
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$27,875 - $86,746
(Median)
28K
48K
64K
87K
MEDIAN: $48,169
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Court Reporter Total Pay (?
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$12.12 - $36.06
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$27,875 - $86,746  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,179  
Commission
$5,000 - $35,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,797 - $87,531  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 237
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $36.06  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,179  
   
Commission
$5,000 - $35,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$27,797 - $87,531  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 237
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Job Description for Court Reporter

  • Read portions of shorthand notes to resolve disputes of testimony, argument, or matters of law upon request of the trial court.
  • Take full shorthand notes of oral testimony, objections, and closing arguments.
  • File exhibits or necessary documents with the clerk of the court.
  • Attend all sessions of the court.
  • Preserve shorthand notes for future reference per statutory guidelines.

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Pay by Experience Level for Court Reporter

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Court Reporter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$49,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

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Gender

Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 38%
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