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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.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 23-2091.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 56,940.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 27.00
- Currently, there are 17,700 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Court Reporters”.
Also Known As…
- Court Reporters
- Realtime Court Reporter
- Official Court Reporter
- Freelance Court Reporter
- Digital Court Reporter
- Deposition Reporter
- Court Stenographer
- Court Reporter
- Court Recording Monitor
- Certified Shorthand Reporter (CSR)
- Voice Writing Reporter
- Transcript Clerk
- Text Transcriber
- Stenotype Operator
- Stenographic Court Reporter
- Shorthand Reporter
- Roving Court Reporter
- Realtime Captioner
- Print Shop Stenographer
- Judicial Reporter
- Hearings Reporter
- Freelance Operator
- Freelance Court Stenographer
- Electronic Court Recorder
- District Court Reporter
- Data Transcriber
- Court Transcriber
- Court Recorder
- Court Monitor
- Chancery Clerk
Tasks for “Caption Writer”
- Transcribe recorded proceedings in accordance with established formats.
- Respond to requests during court sessions to read portions of the proceedings already recorded.
- File a legible transcript of records of a court case with the court clerk's office.
- Take notes in shorthand or use a stenotype or shorthand machine that prints letters on a paper tape.
- File and store shorthand notes of court session.
- Record depositions and other proceedings for attorneys.
- Record symbols on computer storage media and use computer aided transcription to translate and display them as text.
- Provide transcripts of proceedings upon request of judges, lawyers, or the public.
- Record verbatim proceedings of courts, legislative assemblies, committee meetings, and other proceedings, using computerized recording equipment, electronic stenograph machines, or stenomasks.
- Verify accuracy of transcripts by checking copies against original records of proceedings and accuracy of rulings by checking with judges.
- Ask speakers to clarify inaudible statements.
Related Technology & Tools
- Personal digital assistants PDA
- Personal computers
- Laptop computers
- Audio tape recorders
- Photocopying equipment
- Digital audio recorders
- Stenotype machines
- Desktop computers
- Dictation equipment
- HTH Engineering Start-Stop PowerPlay
- Microsoft Excel
- Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking
- ProCAT Winner
- Chase Software Solutions Court Reporting Software
- Stenograph Case CATalyst
- Microsoft Word
- Cheetah International SmartCAT
- Web browser software
- Acculaw Court Reporters Billing Scheduling Job Management System ABSMS
- OMTI ReporterBase
- Equative TimeLedger
- AudioScribe SpeechCAT
- Electronic Transcript Software ProTEXT
- Corel WordPerfect
- Courtroom Data Solutions Techlennium
- Acclaim Legal Acclaim DepoManage
- Thomson West LiveNote
- Stenovations Digital CAT
- Advantage Software Total Eclipse
- Gigatron StenoCAT
- ForTheRecord TheRecord Player