Louisville, KY (population: 556,482) has two court reporting schools within its city limits. University of Louisville, the highest ranked school in the city with a court reporting program, has a total student population of 21,016. It is the 1677th highest ranked school in the USA and the 14th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College).
Court Reporting students from Louisville 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 Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area alone, there are 290 employed procurement clerks earning an average salary of $33,420. Court reporters in this area earn $43,640/yr and there are 50 employed.
Louisville lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area has 593,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $19.22/hr average worker wage, and a $39,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.092 out of every 1000 jobs in Louisville are held by court reporters, and 0.494/1000 are held by procurement clerks.
Of the 2 court reporting schools in Louisville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Daymar College-Louisville comes out as the most expensive ($21,786/yr) for court reporting students, with University of Louisville as the lowest, reported at only $10,764/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Louisville|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||6.4 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||44.1 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||83.8 miles|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||87.5 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||94.6 miles|