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Court Reporters and Simultaneous Captioners

General Information

Description

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.

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Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Self-employed32.75%
  2. State and local government31.82%
  3. Private, for profit28.73%
  4. Federal government4.06%
  5. Private, not for profit1.69%

Industry areas

  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
+3%
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$63,560

Military salary*

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State-by-state Salary

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$105,030
$30,220
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Post-secondary certificate 74%
  • Associate's degree 11%
  • High school 5%
  • Some college 5%
  • First professional degree 2%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%

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PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.
  • Enterprising — You have an interest in managing, negotiating and marketing, or leading and advising others.

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Knowledge

  • Administrative
  • English Language
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Law and Government
  • Customer and Personal Service

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