Jacksonville, FL (population: 822,401) has five court reporting schools within its city limits. Florida Technical College of Jacksonville Inc, the highest ranked school in the city with a court reporting program, has a total student population of 313. It is the 1411th highest ranked school in the USA and the 57th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Court Reporting students from Jacksonville 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. In fact, in the Jacksonville area alone, there are 460 employed procurement clerks earning an average salary of $34,950. Court reporters in this area earn $22,220/yr and there are ** employed.
Jacksonville lies in Duval county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Jacksonville area has 581,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,460 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Jacksonville are held by court reporters, and 1/1000 are held by procurement clerks.
Of the 5 court reporting schools in Jacksonville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Stenotype Institute of Jacksonville Inc comes out as the most expensive ($24,003/yr) for court reporting students, with Florida Community College at Jacksonville as the lowest, reported at only $6,668/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jacksonville|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||11.7 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||36.6 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||59.1 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||86.9 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||89.6 miles|