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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”
- File a legible transcript of records of a court case with the court clerk's office.
- Transcribe recorded proceedings in accordance with established formats.
- Verify accuracy of transcripts by checking copies against original records of proceedings and accuracy of rulings by checking with judges.
- File and store shorthand notes of court session.
- Take notes in shorthand or use a stenotype or shorthand machine that prints letters on a paper tape.
- Record verbatim proceedings of courts, legislative assemblies, committee meetings, and other proceedings, using computerized recording equipment, electronic stenograph machines, or stenomasks.
- Record symbols on computer storage media and use computer aided transcription to translate and display them as text.
- Ask speakers to clarify inaudible statements.
- Provide transcripts of proceedings upon request of judges, lawyers, or the public.
- Respond to requests during court sessions to read portions of the proceedings already recorded.
- Record depositions and other proceedings for attorneys.
Related Technology & Tools
- Audio tape recorders
- Laptop computers
- Dictation equipment
- Personal computers
- Digital audio recorders
- Stenotype machines
- Personal digital assistants PDA
- Desktop computers
- Photocopying equipment
- ForTheRecord TheRecord Player
- Corel WordPerfect
- OMTI ReporterBase
- Thomson West LiveNote
- Microsoft Excel
- Stenovations Digital CAT
- AudioScribe SpeechCAT
- Web browser software
- Courtroom Data Solutions Techlennium
- ProCAT Winner
- Acclaim Legal Acclaim DepoManage
- HTH Engineering Start-Stop PowerPlay
- Equative TimeLedger
- Gigatron StenoCAT
- Stenograph Case CATalyst
- Cheetah International SmartCAT
- Microsoft Word
- Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking
- Electronic Transcript Software ProTEXT
- Chase Software Solutions Court Reporting Software
- Advantage Software Total Eclipse
- Acculaw Court Reporters Billing Scheduling Job Management System ABSMS