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Court Reporters Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of court reporters in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare court reporters salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Court Reporters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,910
25th Percentile Wage
$46,070
50th Percentile Wage
$61,180
75th Percentile Wage
$81,900
90th Percentile Wage
$105,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for court reporters in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) court reporters is $105,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid court reporters is $33,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of court reporters in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,180
11.70% 17.08%
2016
$54,020
1.85% -
2015
$53,020
-0.57% -
2014
$53,320
0.99% -
2013
$52,790
3.90% -
2012
$50,730
- -

Compare Court Reporters Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of court reporters in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for court reporters occupations is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $66,780. The lowest paying industry is the public sector -- federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit industry (annual salary $54,030). For detailed court reporters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$66,780
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$61,180
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$58,570
Federal government, including USPS
$58,570
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$55,610
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$55,390
State government, including schools and hospitals
$54,100
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$54,030

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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