Colorado Springs, CO (population: 388,306) has three court reporting schools within its city limits. Everest College-Colorado Springs, the highest ranked school in the city with a court reporting program, has a total student population of 790. It is the 2905th highest ranked school in the USA and the 35th highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Court Reporting students from Colorado Springs schools who go on to become court reporters, freelance court reporters, certified shorthand reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,780 people working as court reporters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,460. Also, Procurement clerks make on average $36,430 per year and there are about 78,150 of them employed in the US today.
Colorado Springs lies in El Paso county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Colorado Springs area has 246,560 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,790 average annual salary.
Of the 3 court reporting schools in Colorado Springs, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Colorado Technical University Online comes out as the most expensive ($21,537/yr) for court reporting students, with Pikes Peak Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,506/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Colorado Springs|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||36.3 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||47.3 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||49.0 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||53.4 miles|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||70.1 miles|