There are schools offering court reporter programs in Texas!
Schools Offering Court Reporting Programs in Texas
Arlington Career Institute, which is located in Grand Prairie, is the top-ranked school in Texas that has a court reporter program. It received a ranking of 72nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 6 students graduated from Arlington Career Institute's court reporter program.
The second-ranked school in Texas that has a court reporter program is Kussad Institute of Court Reporting. Kussad Institute of Court Reporting, which was ranked 84th in the country in 2010, is located in Austin. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Kussad Institute of Court Reporting court reporter program. The tuition rate at Kussad Institute of Court Reporting was $8,500 per year.
The third-ranked school in Texas that has a court reporter program is Kilgore College. Kilgore College, which was ranked 84th in the country in 2010, is located in Kilgore. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Kilgore College court reporter program. The tuition rate at Kilgore College was $1,176 per year.
If you choose to attend a Texas court reporter school, average tuition will be $3,275 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,176 per year to $10,075 per year. The Texas court reporter schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Court Reporting Institute-Wheeler Institute of Texas - located in Dallas, students are charged $10,075 per year
- Kussad Institute of Court Reporting - located in Austin, students are charged $8,500 per year
- Del Mar College - located in Corpus Christi, students are charged $1,978 per year
The court reporter schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Texas were:
- Kilgore College - located in Kilgore, students are charged $1,176 per year
- Alvin Community College - located in Alvin, students are charged $1,220 per year
- San Antonio College - located in San Antonio, students are charged $1,562 per year
A court reporter certificate from a Texas school... what next?
A large number of Texas court reporter graduates become court reporters. In 2010, there were 1,440 court reporters working in Texas. The following counties have the largest number of Texas court reporters:
- Collin County - 500 court reporters
- El Paso County - 110 court reporters
- Anderson County - 80 court reporters
The government projects that the number of court reporters in Texas will grow by 25%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,950 court reporters working in Texas.
On average, a court reporter earns a salary of $58,350 per year in Texas state. But, salaries for court reporters can vary. In 2010, court reporters made as little as less than $15,740 per year or as much as more than $87,260 per year in Texas. On average a court reporter earns the most in the following Texas counties:
- Collin County - $60,280 per year
- Austin County - $59,320 per year
- El Paso County - $56,120 per year
A court reporter in the following counties in Texas make the lowest salaries on average:
- Anderson County - $42,370 per year
- Andrews County - $43,080 per year
- El Paso County - $56,120 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Texas statistics regarding a career in court reporting. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as court reporting or paralegal.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Court Reporting in Texas
- Certificate in Court Reporting in Texas
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