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Court Reporter
“create transcripts of court proceedings”
create verbatim transcripts of speeches, conversations, legal proceedings, meetings, and other events.
The Job
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Minimum Qualifications
The amount of training required to become a court reporter varies with the type of reporting chosen. Training is offered by about 130 postsecondary vocational and technical schools and colleges.
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    Compensation and Outlook
    Court reporters had median annual wages of $49,710 in May 2008. The middle 50 percent earned between $35,390 and $67,430. The lowest paid 10 percent earned less than $25,360, and the highest paid 10 percent earned more than $83,500. Median annual wages in May 2008 were $51,150 for court reporters working in local government and $44,670 for those working in business support services.
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