Court reporting careers can go a number of directions, both in and out of the courtroom.
Court reporters have several options when it comes to specializing within the field of court reporting, as well as when it comes to other industries. This section will give you an idea of what career paths exist for court reporters and those with court reporter training. Explore the links below to see your employment options in court reporting.
There are many directions a career in court reporting could take you, and not all of them are practiced in the courtroom. Here are some popular career paths pursued by court reporters and those with stenographer training.
What Does a Court Reporter Do? Court reporters accurately record the spoken testimony of those involved in courtroom proceedings, including lawyers, witnesses and judges. Court reporters have different ways of accomplishing this. One method is to use a stenotype machine, … Continue reading
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, court reporting employment is predicted to grow faster than the national average due to high demand for court services, depositions, broadcast captioning, translation and other related services. Job opportunities will be good, … Continue reading
How Much Do Court Reporters Make? According to the US Labor Bureau, the mean annual salary for court reporters was $53,270 in 2010, although the number varies by location and industry (see: where do court reporters work?). Mean Annual Court … Continue reading