How much does a Stenographer make in the United States? The average Stenographer salary in the United States is $43,846 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $35,915 and $54,169. 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. 

Stenographer Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Stenographer Salary $28,694 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Stenographer Salary $35,915 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Stenographer Salary $43,846 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Stenographer Salary $54,169 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Stenographer Salary $63,568 US May 28, 2024
25% $35,915 10% $28,694 90% $63,568 75% $54,169 $43,846 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Stenographer

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 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Stenographer salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Stenographer, the highest Stenographer salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Stenographer salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Stenographer salary is in Miami, FL, where the Stenographer salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

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
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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