Fort Worth, TX (population: 751,149) has three court reporting schools within its city limits. Everest College-Fort Worth, the highest ranked school in the city with a court reporting program, has a total student population of 939. It is the 3102nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 147th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Court Reporting students from Fort Worth 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.
Fort Worth lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary.
Of the 3 court reporting schools in Fort Worth, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Westwood College-Ft Worth comes out as the most expensive ($20,957/yr) for court reporting students, with Tarrant County College District as the lowest, reported at only $5,592/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Worth|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||2.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||10.3 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||19.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.2 miles|