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Speech & Language Pathologist Salary

$77,050 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Speech & Language Pathologist is $77,050 a year and $37 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Speech & Language Pathologist is between $54,869 and $95,315. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Speech & Language Pathologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Diagnoses and treats speech and language disorders, and scientifically studies human communication.
  • Diagnoses and evaluates speech and language skills as related to educational, medical, social, and psychological factors.
  • Plans, directs, or conducts habilitative and rehabilitative treatment programs to restore communicative efficiency of individuals with communication problems of organic and nonorganic etiology.
Speech & Language Pathologist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Speech-Language Pathologists

Job family population: 142,360

Estimated population of Speech & Language Pathologist jobs: 35,769

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Speech & Language Pathologist Job Listings for United States

Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)
May 21
Cozad, NE, USA
Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) * Ref: 290568 * Type: Long Term Contract * Location: Cozad, NE * Industry: Healthcare * Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager * Pay: Negotiable Opportunity Description ...
Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)
May 21
Holland, OH, USA
Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) * Ref: 290580 * Type: Long Term Contract * Location: Holland, OH * Industry: Healthcare * Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager * Pay: Negotiable Opportunity ...
Speech Language Pathologist - Skilled Nursing Facility
May 21
Trenton, MO, USA
Supplemental Health Care
Qualified Skilled Nursing Facility Speech Language Pathologist candidates should have a current Missouri Speech Language Pathologist license and strong skilled nursing facility experience. Job Skills ...
School Speech Language Pathologist
May 21
Columbus, GA, USA
Supplemental Health Care
Caseload details for the Speech Language Pathologist, SLP-CCC position: • Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, and High School caseloads available • Full Time schedule, 37.5 hours per weekThe ...
Speech Language Pathologist - Southfield, Michigan
May 21
Southfield, MI, USA
School Based, Speech Language Pathologist (SLP-CCC/CFY) Job in Southfield, Michigan - Soliant Health is partnering with an exceptional school district near Southfield, Michigan, who has a full time, ...
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