Average Court Reporter Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Court Reporter is $63,323

Base Salary
$41k - $110k
$150 - $8k
Total Pay
$36k - $113k
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What Do Court Reporters Do?

Court Reporter Tasks
  • Attend all sessions of the court.
  • Preserve shorthand notes for future reference per statutory guidelines.
  • File exhibits or necessary documents with the clerk of the court.
  • 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.
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3.3 out of 5
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FAQs About Court Reporters

What is the highest pay for Court Reporters?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Court Reporter is $110k / year

What is the lowest pay for Court Reporters?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Court Reporter is $41k / year

How can Court Reporters increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Court Reporter is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Court Reporter that oversees more junior Court Reporters, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.