Average Early-Career Court Reporter Salary

$42,074
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$1,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Court Reporter is $42,074.
10%
$25k
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$42k
90%
$81k
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$25k - $81k
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$24k - $80k

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Job Description for Court Reporter

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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Popular Skills for Court Reporter

Skills in Proofreading and Transcription are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing.

Pay by Experience Level for Court Reporter

An entry-level Court Reporter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $42,370 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Court Reporter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Court Reporter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,906 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $59,543.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 156 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.1%
Mid Career
19.9%
Experienced
26.3%
Late Career
46.8%