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Highest Paying Cities for Court Reporters

The top 100 highest paying cities for court reporters (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of court reporters in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $114,490, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for court reporters. It is followed by San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California (average annual salary $108,700). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of court reporters in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Court Reporters

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$114,490
40
2 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$108,700
100
3 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$102,060
130
4 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$100,640
660
5 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$97,720
250
6 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$94,720
670
7 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$90,430
1,030
8 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$87,580
280
9 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$87,310
110
10 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$86,400
220
11 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$86,360
300
12 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$85,840
60
13 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$85,410
180
14 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$83,600
60
15 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$81,440
230
16 Rochester, New York
$80,530
40
17 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$77,800
180
18 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$75,920
160
19 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$75,740
580
20 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$75,740
200
21 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$74,750
70
22 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$72,280
30
23 El Paso, Texas
$71,200
70
24 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$71,070
230
25 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$70,530
460
26 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$68,140
60
27 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$67,620
100
28 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$65,810
40
29 Tucson, Arizona
$65,490
50
30 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$62,940
60
31 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$61,620
170
32 Reading, Pennsylvania
$61,250
30
33 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$60,860
240
34 Memphis, Tennessee
$59,040
40
35 Wichita, Kansas
$58,780
40
36 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$58,630
50
37 St Louis, Missouri
$57,520
110
38 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$57,030
420
39 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$56,990
140
40 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$56,710
n/a
41 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$55,910
40
42 Tallahassee, Florida
$55,900
40
43 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$55,680
50
44 Kansas City, Missouri
$55,500
150
45 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$54,930
250
46 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$54,530
n/a
47 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$54,470
610
48 Charleston, West Virginia
$54,350
30
49 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$53,860
60
50 Flint, Michigan
$53,850
40
51 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$51,820
90
52 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$51,790
40
53 Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$51,630
30
54 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$50,670
n/a
55 Madison, Wisconsin
$50,480
30
56 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$49,480
90
57 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$49,090
n/a
58 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$48,530
50
59 Savannah, Georgia
$47,720
30
60 Columbus, Ohio
$47,660
110
61 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$47,000
220
62 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$46,840
150
63 Toledo, Ohio
$45,980
40
64 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$45,850
90
65 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$45,290
120
66 Akron, Ohio
$44,270
50
67 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$43,270
140
68 Camden, New Jersey
$42,760
n/a
69 Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$42,400
30
70 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$42,020
340
71 Wilmington, New Jersey
$41,860
90
72 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$41,850
110
73 Fort Wayne, Indiana
$41,500
50
74 Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area, Maryland
$41,230
70
75 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$40,760
40
76 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$40,500
1,390
77 Columbia, South Carolina
$40,400
80
78 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$40,180
530
79 Salisbury, Maryland
$40,170
110
80 Dayton, Ohio
$39,780
60
81 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$39,740
860
82 Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$39,630
n/a
83 Jackson, Mississippi
$39,140
40
84 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$38,550
n/a
85 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$38,040
40
86 Gary, Indiana
$37,880
50
87 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$36,980
420
88 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$36,410
200
89 Lafayette, Louisiana
$36,180
40
90 Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$35,380
60
91 Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
$35,280
70
92 Lafayette, Indiana
$34,790
40
93 Bloomington, Indiana
$34,360
50
94 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$34,170
210
95 Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$33,330
40
96 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$33,220
250
97 Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$33,140
80
98 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$32,800
40
99 Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$31,490
n/a
100 Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$30,860
90
See also: Highest paying industries for court reporters.