Court reporting schools in Virginia prepare students through short term programs ranging from one to three years. Students can also get certified by the National Court Reporting Association upon graduation which can help their job prospects. The career is expected to grow nearly 20% over the next 7-10 years according to employment data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That makes court reporting one of the fastest growing occupations in the country. Pay varies by region and type of job, and court reporters can be full-time employees or freelancers. The average court reporter earns $50,000 a year for their services.
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