SAC Court Reporting Could Lead to a Six-Figure Salary
Not many people know this, but being a Court Reporter could lead to a six-figure salary.
In fact, Court Reporters who work for Bexar County earn a salary of $101,000 annually, plus benefits. It’s true.
To meet the growing need, San Antonio College is happy to provide the necessary training right here in good ole San Antone!
So, what does a Court Reporter do exactly, you might wonder?
A court reporter makes a verbatim record of legal proceedings in a courtroom or deposition setting and provides a certified transcript for use by the legal profession.
Still intrigued? Here are a few facts about SAC’s program:
SAC is one of only four community colleges to offer this program;
SAC has a 100% job placement rate with students who pass the state exam;
The program is self-paced and can be completed in as little 24 months;
70% of all Court Reporters are independent contractors and make their own schedules;
Bexar County has an urgent need for more certified, qualified court reporters; and
There is a 14% growth expected in this industry nationwide, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Additional info about the program:
SAC offers a "conflict-free," computer-compatible theory. This program provides the proficiencies needed to pass the certification examination administered by the Court Reporter Certification Board of Texas and the Registered Professional Reporter examination administered by the National Court Reporters Association.
Want more info?
Patricia Woodard, Program Coordinator
Visit online at alamo.edu/sac/act/court-reporting/.