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:

Research Excellence and Advancement for Dyslexia (READ) Act:

General information on speech, language, and hearing problems:

Resources for problems related to stroke:

Jacksonville Speech and Hearing Center:

The Voice Foundation:

Resources for providing culturally competent services:  

Online Directory of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:

Self-Help Groups for Speech, Language, and Swallowing Disorders:

United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication:

Speaking Freely: Empowering Speech Therapy Apps:

10 Tips for Selecting Toys for Your Speech Delayed Child:

Learning Disabilities Association of America:

Career Assistance for Deaf and Hearing Impaired:

Southerland, Paul, "The Best States for Speech Pathologists," Better information, smarter decisions,, (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: