We surveyed 278 court reporters to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical court reporter. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a court reporter?



Working as a court reporter typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a court reporter?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a court reporter typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.

Is it easy to get a job as a court reporter?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as a court reporter. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for court reporters.


Do court reporters work full-time or part-time?

82% of court reporters work in full-time roles while 18% work part-time.