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How much does a Court Reporter make in the United States?

Average Court Reporter Hourly Wage in the United States

Court Reporters earn a median hourly wage of $23.80. Hourly wages typically start from $13.07 and go up to $43.51.

Average Court Reporter Yearly Salary in the United States

Court Reporters earn a median salary of $49,500 per year. Salaries typically start from $27,180 and go up to $90,510.

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Court Reporter Earnings by Seniority

Top End Court Reporter Earnings

The highest earning Court Reporters in the United States earn:

$43.51
an hour
$90,510
per year
Senior Court Reporter Earnings

Senior Court Reporters in the United States earn:

$32.18
an hour
$66,930
per year
Experienced Court Reporter Earnings

Experienced Court Reporters in the United States earn:

$23.80
an hour
$49,500
per year
Junior Court Reporter Earnings

Junior Court Reporters in the United States earn:

$17.71
an hour
$36,840
per year
Starting Court Reporter Earnings

Starting Court Reporters in the United States earn:

$13.07
an hour
$27,180
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Court Reporter salary comparison

Court Reporters earn less than 69% percent of Film & Television careers. Court Reporter salaries are in the bottom % of all careers in the United States.

Filmmaker Salary $69k
News Anchor Salary $65k
Talent Agent Salary $64k
Film and Video Editor Salary $61k
Television Writer Salary $60k
Court Reporter Salary $49k
Camera Operator Salary $49k
Model Maker Salary $33k
Announcer Salary $30k
Motion Picture Projectionist Salary $21k

Historical salary for Court Reporters in the United States

Court Reporter salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Court Reporter Salary in New York $46.64 $97,010 # 1
Court Reporter Salary in Colorado $34.74 $72,250 # 2
Court Reporter Salary in Texas $32.98 $68,610 # 3
Court Reporter Salary in California $35.55 $73,940 # 4
Court Reporter Salary in Iowa $36.56 $76,050 # 5
Court Reporter Salary in Tennessee $29.89 $62,180 # 6
Court Reporter Salary in Wisconsin $26.00 $54,070 # 7
Court Reporter Salary in Washington $30.12 $62,640 # 8
Court Reporter Salary in Kansas $26.67 $55,480 # 9
Court Reporter Salary in New Mexico $33.12 $68,880 # 10
Court Reporter Salary in Illinois $27.19 $56,560 # 11
Court Reporter Salary in Arizona $29.15 $60,630 # 12
Court Reporter Salary in Minnesota $32.17 $66,910 # 13
Court Reporter Salary in Nevada $27.57 $57,350 # 14
Court Reporter Salary in Missouri $27.52 $57,250 # 15
Court Reporter Salary in Hawaii $23.72 $49,340 # 16
Court Reporter Salary in Delaware $26.86 $55,870 # 17
Court Reporter Salary in Connecticut $24.21 $50,350 # 18
Court Reporter Salary in North Dakota $23.05 $47,950 # 19
Court Reporter Salary in District of Columbia $22.75 $47,320 # 20
Court Reporter Salary in West Virginia $25.14 $52,290 # 21
Court Reporter Salary in Pennsylvania $22.68 $47,170 # 22
Court Reporter Salary in Ohio $22.66 $47,120 # 23
Court Reporter Salary in South Carolina $21.16 $44,010 # 24
Court Reporter Salary in New Jersey $20.67 $43,000 # 25
Court Reporter Salary in Georgia $25.04 $52,090 # 26
Court Reporter Salary in South Dakota $22.37 $46,520 # 27
Court Reporter Salary in North Carolina $24.00 $49,910 # 28
Court Reporter Salary in Virginia $20.95 $43,580 # 29
Court Reporter Salary in Arkansas $22.61 $47,030 # 30
Court Reporter Salary in Montana $21.07 $43,820 # 31
Court Reporter Salary in Oklahoma $25.08 $52,160 # 32
Court Reporter Salary in Nebraska $21.37 $44,460 # 33
Court Reporter Salary in Michigan $20.69 $43,040 # 34
Court Reporter Salary in Maryland $19.32 $40,200 # 35
Court Reporter Salary in Florida $17.30 $35,980 # 36
Court Reporter Salary in Louisiana $20.39 $42,420 # 37
Court Reporter Salary in Alabama $17.12 $35,610 # 38
Court Reporter Salary in Indiana $17.23 $35,830 # 39
Court Reporter Salary in Kentucky $14.71 $30,610 # 40
Court Reporter Salary in Mississippi $15.53 $32,310 # 41
Court Reporter Salary in Utah $8.63 $17,950 # 42
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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