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Court Reporters

Job Information

Use verbatim methods and equipment to capture, store, retrieve, and transcribe pretrial and trial proceedings or other information. Includes stenocaptioners who operate computerized stenographic captioning equipment to provide captions of live or prerecorded broadcasts for hearing-impaired viewers.


  • Job prospects are expected to be excellent, especially for those with certification.
  • Demand for real-time broadcast captioning and translating will spur employment growth.
  • The amount of training required to become a court reporter varies by specialization; licensure requirements vary by State.


Personality I'm organized
Salary $48,530/yr ($24.27/hr)
Job Outlook Below Average
Education Some college, no degree