Court Reporter Profile

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

Male/Female: 30%/70%

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.

Major Associations:

For more information, see the court reporter job description.