Here are some general statistics that reflect the overall profile of the court reporting career path, as of May 2012.
Number of Court Reporters in the US: 22,000
Mean Annual Salary: $53,010
Average Hours Worked per Week: 40
Employed Primarily By: Federal, state and local governments, court reporting agencies, self-employed/freelance
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.
- National Court Reporters Association
- United States Court Reporters Association
- American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers
- National Verbatim Reporters Association
For more information, see the court reporter job description.