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DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

27-3092 Court Reporters and Simultaneous Captioners



Use verbatim methods and equipment to capture, store, retrieve, and transcribe pretrial and trial proceedings or other information. Includes stenocaptioners who operate computerized stenographic captioning equipment to provide captions of live or prerecorded broadcasts for hearing-impaired viewers.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Southwest Minnesota 204$34.70/hr$28.45/hr$28.45/hr$35.97/hr$40.44/hr$40.44/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration270$35.97/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -10-
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 10$32.89/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 10$35.97/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 10$33.27/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 20$35.97/hr0.0%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20$25.52/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20$33.27/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 20$34.59/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 30$35.97/hr-5.7%
Northwest Balance of State 30$38.20/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 40$35.97/hr-2.8%
Northwest Minnesota 40$38.20/hr0.0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 130$34.59/hr-1.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 150$40.10/hrN/A
Minnesota 280$35.97/hrN/A


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 510$19.04/hr-27.5%
Medical Transcriptionists 690$25.37/hr-21.9%
Word Processors and Typists 90$24.34/hrN/A


  • Take notes in shorthand or use a stenotype or shorthand machine that prints letters on a paper tape.
  • Record symbols on computer storage media and use computer aided transcription to translate and display them as text.
  • Proofread transcripts for correct spelling of words.
  • File and store shorthand notes of court session.
  • Record verbatim proceedings of courts, legislative assemblies, committee meetings, and other proceedings, using computerized recording equipment, electronic stenograph machines, or stenomasks.
  • Record verbatim proceedings of courts, legislative assemblies, committee meetings, and other proceedings, using computerized recording equipment, electronic stenograph machines, or stenomasks.
  • Transcribe recorded proceedings in accordance with established formats.
  • File a legible transcript of records of a court case with the court clerk's office.
  • File and store shorthand notes of court session.
  • Ask speakers to clarify inaudible statements.