Ellicott City, MD (population: 73,232) has forty-three court reporting schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. George Washington University, the highest ranked school in this group with a court reporting program, has a total student population of 25,061. It is the 52nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of District Of Columbia.
Court Reporting students from Ellicott City 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 Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 1,000 employed procurement clerks earning an average salary of $40,660. Court reporters in this area earn $39,840/yr and there are ** employed.
Ellicott City lies in Howard county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Ellicott City are held by court reporters, and 0.791/1000 are held by procurement clerks.
Of the 43 court reporting schools with a 100-mile radius of Ellicott City, only 13 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Keystone Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($43,665/yr) for court reporting students, with Prince George's Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,203/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Ellicott City|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||10.7 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||18.3 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||20.3 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||22.2 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||22.3 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||27.0 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||32.5 miles|