How much does a Stenographer make in the United States? The average Stenographer salary in the United States is $40,994 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $33,579 and $50,646. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $33,579 10% $26,828 90% $59,434 75% $50,646 $40,994 50%(Median)
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Stenographer takes dictation in shorthand of correspondence, reports, and other related material. May operate a typewriter to transcribe dictated material. Being a Stenographer may require an associate's degree. Requires 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Additionally, Stenographer is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Little or no degree of creativity and latitude required. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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