The average pay for a Senior Speech Pathologist is $77,129 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$51,577 - $101,690
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MEDIAN: $77,128
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$33.22 - $79.46
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$51,577 - $101,690  
   
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$59,885 - $110,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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$33.22 - $79.46  
   
Overtime
$76.50  
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$59,885 - $110,482  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Job Description for Senior Speech Pathologist

Senior speech pathologists help patients to regain their speech or correct imperfections which lead to irregularities in speech. They also help others to speak more efficiently and accurately and understand verbal and nonverbal communication from others, which helps patients to live more fulfilling and rewarding lives.

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Senior Speech Pathologist Tasks

  • Document the initial evaluation, treatment, progress and discharge of patients.
  • Instruct patients in communication techniques and teach speech, muscle and breathing exercises.
  • Develop, implement and monitor treatment plans for problems such as stuttering, delayed language, swallowing disorders and or voice problems, adjust treatments accordingly.
  • Administer hearing, speech and language evaluations, tests and examinations to patients.
  • Evaluate hearing, speech and language test results, medical background to diagnose and plan treatment for speech, language, fluency, voice and swallowing disorders.

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Key Stats for Senior Speech Pathologist

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
50%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Speech Pathologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$82,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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