Court Reporter Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

Waged and salaried court reporters have average annual earnings of $45,610 according to U.S. Government statistics. The middle 50 percent earned between $34,000 and $61,000. The lowest paid 10 percent earned less than $24,000, and the highest paid 10 percent earned more than $77,000. Median annual earnings in May 2006 were about $45,000 for court reporters working in local government and $41,720 for those working in business support services.

Compensation and compensation methods for court reporters vary with the type of reporting job, the experience of the individual reporter, the level of certification achieved, and the region of the country.

Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Payscale.com, Salary.com



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