Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has four court reporting schools within its city limits. International Business College-Indianapolis, the highest ranked school in the city with a court reporting program, has a total student population of 386. It is the 855th highest ranked school in the USA and the 35th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Court Reporting students from Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 490 employed procurement clerks earning an average salary of $35,940. Court reporters in this area earn $37,690/yr and there are 170 employed.
Indianapolis lies in Marion county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Indianapolis-Carmel area has 870,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.15/hr average worker wage, and a $41,900 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.191 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by court reporters, and 0.561/1000 are held by procurement clerks.
Of the 4 court reporting schools in Indianapolis, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis comes out as the most expensive ($23,445/yr) for court reporting students, with Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana as the lowest, reported at only $11,072/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Indianapolis|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||60.0 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||68.9 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||86.8 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||98.5 miles|