Court reporters are used in almost every county across the United States to create written accounts of spoken communication, such as speeches, conversations, meetings, legal proceedings, or other events.
These written transcripts help make sure a complete, accurate, and a secure legal record is documented. A career as a court reporter can be flexible, lucrative, and diverse. Our list of court reporting schools can help you find the closest court reporting school near you.
As a court reporter, you can work in the legal community, as an independent contractor, in broadcast, or work for a reporting firm. After receiving court reporting training, some of the court reporting positions you can hold are:
- Real time court reporter
- Broadcast closed captioning
- Communications Access Real time Translator (CART)
- Freelance court reporting
- Official court reporting
Court Reporting Training and Employment Information
What is the demand for court reporters?
Court reporters are in high demand and the need for trained court reporters is expected to continue growing. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment is projected to grow by 18 percent. If you want to be a part of this exciting and in-demand career, find a court reporting school in your area today!
What is the expected salary of a court reporter?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, "Court reporters had median annual wages of $49,710 in May 2008. The middle 50 percent earned between $35,390 and $67,430. The lowest paid 10 percent earned less than $25,360, and the highest paid 10 percent earned more than $83,500. Median annual wages in May 2008 were $51,150 for court reporters working in local government and $44,670 for those working in business support services."
Additional Court Reporting Technical Schools and Colleges
Technical Schools Guide makes finding the right Court Reporting Technical Schools simple. We list both large and small Technical Colleges throughout the United States. Whether you are planning on attending a 2-year college, 4-year college, vocational college, purely technical college, or just single college courses, the listings above should contain each type of trade school, college, or university. Financial aid is available for many of these colleges but visitors will need to contact each school directly to get assistance. Technical Schools Guide does not maintain specific course, tuition, application, accredation or records of information on specific schools. All inquiries should be made directly with such schools. All information contained above is believed to be accurate and reputable. If a discrepancy is found, please contact the Technical Schools Guide staff by clicking on the "contact us" link below. We are also able to update college information and locations through this contact address. Featured listings on Technical Schools Guide are generally for-profit school listings. These listings help pay for bandwidth and maintenance of the Technical Schools Guide site. Thanks for visiting Technical Schools Guide and good luck in your Court Reporting Technical school experience!
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