Court Reporter Salary

The average salary for a Court Reporter is $47,720 per year. A skill in machine shorthand is associated with high pay for this job.

$28,347 - $86,911
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$28K
$48K
$87K
MEDIAN: $47,720
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$11.86 - $50.00
(Median)
$12
$21
$50
MEDIAN: $21.00
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$28,347 - $86,911  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,423  
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$28,197 - $89,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 221
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Hourly Rate
$11.86 - $50.00  
   
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$0.00 - $10,423  
   
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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$28,197 - $89,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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

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Experience Affects Court Reporter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Court Reporter Salaries

machine shorthand
up arrow 71%

National Average
$48,000

Typing
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 35%
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