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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 $116,350, Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California is the highest paying city for court reporters. It is followed by San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California (average annual salary $116,160). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$116,350
100
2 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$116,160
150
3 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$115,160
40
4 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$106,160
120
5 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$103,810
680
6 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$102,060
140
7 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$100,640
660
8 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$97,720
230
9 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$94,720
670
10 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$89,610
110
11 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$88,690
40
12 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$86,400
210
13 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$86,360
340
14 Fresno, California
$86,050
40
15 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$85,990
1,130
16 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$85,410
180
17 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$83,920
70
18 Rochester, New York
$81,510
40
19 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$77,770
120
20 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$76,140
580
21 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$76,130
n/a
22 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$74,480
280
23 Modesto, California
$73,810
n/a
24 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$73,570
280
25 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$72,750
90
26 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$72,720
40
27 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$72,280
30
28 El Paso, Texas
$71,200
70
29 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$69,600
80
30 Wilmington, New Jersey
$68,830
50
31 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$68,370
100
32 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$68,320
30
33 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$68,270
30
34 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$67,650
60
35 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$66,040
80
36 Tucson, Arizona
$65,490
50
37 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$64,210
220
38 Fort Smith, Oklahoma
$64,080
n/a
39 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$63,920
40
40 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$63,890
40
41 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$62,940
60
42 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$61,750
100
43 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$61,620
150
44 Reading, Pennsylvania
$61,250
30
45 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$61,240
140
46 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$59,530
40
47 St Louis, Missouri
$59,260
110
48 Memphis, Tennessee
$59,040
40
49 Wichita, Kansas
$58,780
40
50 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$58,170
n/a
51 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$58,040
n/a
52 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$58,010
630
53 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$57,870
50
54 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$57,640
100
55 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$57,360
360
56 Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$57,250
30
57 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$57,120
60
58 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$56,990
130
59 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$56,080
n/a
60 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$55,910
40
61 Tallahassee, Florida
$55,900
40
62 Kansas City, Missouri
$55,870
150
63 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$55,680
50
64 Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$55,110
n/a
65 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$54,930
250
66 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$54,530
n/a
67 Charleston, West Virginia
$54,350
30
68 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$54,180
50
69 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$53,860
60
70 Flint, Michigan
$53,850
40
71 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$53,740
210
72 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$52,810
610
73 Columbus, Ohio
$52,610
80
74 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$52,270
120
75 Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
$52,260
40
76 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$52,050
30
77 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$52,040
60
78 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$51,820
90
79 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$51,790
40
80 Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$51,630
30
81 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$50,800
100
82 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$50,670
n/a
83 Madison, Wisconsin
$50,480
30
84 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Pennsylvania
$49,900
40
85 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$49,090
n/a
86 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$48,450
40
87 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$47,990
160
88 Mobile, Alabama
$47,860
40
89 Savannah, Georgia
$47,720
30
90 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$47,370
210
91 Urban Honolulu, USA
$47,280
80
92 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$47,000
220
93 Dayton, Ohio
$46,770
60
94 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$46,440
n/a
95 Monroe, Louisiana
$46,370
n/a
96 Honolulu, Hawaii
$46,350
n/a
97 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$46,000
140
98 Toledo, Ohio
$45,980
40
99 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$45,850
90
100 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$45,290
120
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