Myrtle Beach, SC has eight court reporting schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Coker College, the highest ranked school in this group with a court reporting program, has a total student population of 1,141. It is the 3470th highest ranked school in the USA and the 42nd highest in the state of South Carolina (#1 is Clemson University).
Court Reporting students from Myrtle Beach 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.
Myrtle Beach lies in Horry county, which is one of the 27 counties in South Carolina. Overall, the Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway area has 110,810 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $14.74/hr average worker wage, and a $30,670 average annual salary.
Of the 8 court reporting schools with a 100-mile radius of Myrtle Beach, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Miller-Motte Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($16,261/yr) for court reporting students, with Horry-Georgetown Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $5,043/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Myrtle Beach|
|Mount Pleasant||SC||67,849||4||14.9584||103||82.4 miles|
|North Charleston||SC||99,930||3||24.6487||24||85.7 miles|