SLP Salary Information

  • The median annual salary is $75,000.
  • The median annual salary for SLPs who are full-time private practice owners or co-owners was $77,240.
  • The median annual salaries are $70,000 for clinical service providers and $93,534 for administrators or supervisors.
  • The lowest and highest median annual salaries by various predictor variables are by facility type
    • $68,000 in outpatient clinics and offices;
    • $90,000 in SNFs and general medical, VA, and LTAC hospitals; by population density
    • $73,833 in suburban areas,
    • $75,000 in city/urban areas,
    • $78,266 in rural areas;

Additional Information

State By State Requirements to Become a Speech Pathologist:

http://www.speechpathologygraduateprograms.org/

Research Excellence and Advancement for Dyslexia (READ) Act: 
https://science.house.gov/news/press-releases/president-signs-dyslexia-bill-law

General information on speech, language, and hearing problems:
www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/

Resources for problems related to stroke: http://www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Stroke-Resources-for-Professionals_UCM_308581_SubHomePage.jsp

Jacksonville Speech and Hearing Center:
http://shcjax.org/

The Voice Foundation:
www.voicefoundation.org/health-science/voice-disorders/

Resources for providing culturally competent services:
http://www.asha.org/Practice-Portal/Professional-Issues/Cultural-Competence/  

Online Directory of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
http://www.asha.org/proserv/

Self-Help Groups for Speech, Language, and Swallowing Disorders:
http://www.asha.org/public/speech/speech_self-help.htm

United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication:
http://www.ussaac.org/

Speaking Freely: Empowering Speech Therapy Apps:
http://www.attsavings.com/resources/speech-therapy-guide

10 Tips for Selecting Toys for Your Speech Delayed Child:
http://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/2013/06/25/10-tips-for-selecting-toys-for-your-speech-delayed-child/

Learning Disabilities Association of America:
http://ldaamerica.org/

Career Assistance for Deaf and Hearing Impaired:
http://www.hloom.com/career-assistance-for-the-deaf-and-hearing-impaired

Southerland, Paul, "The Best States for Speech Pathologists," GoodCall.com: Better information, smarter decisions, http://www.goodcall.com/data-center/the-best-states-for-speech-pathologists, (July 30, 2015).

S.T.E.P. Program

The Students to Empowered Professional (S.T.E.P.) mentoring program matches CSD students to mentors from across the world to virtually communicate to address short- or long-term goals. S.T.E.P. provides an online mentoring network to foster community and empower future professionals from underrepresented racial/ethnic populations.

S.T.E.P. Program website: www.asha.org/students/mentoring/step