Late-Career Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salary (United States)

For Late-Career Speech-Language Pathologists, annual wages usually total $74,923 annually. While around one third report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This outline is derived from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Late-Career Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salary (?
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$48,587 - $85,031
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $65,482
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Late-Career Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salary (?
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$33.01 - $66.32
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MEDIAN: $42.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$48,587 - $85,031  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,408  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$53,667 - $116,976  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 306
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$33.01 - $66.32  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $65.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,408  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$53,667 - $116,976  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 281
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Pay Difference By Location

Phoenix
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St. Louis
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National Average
$75,000
Boston
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For Late-Career Speech-Language Pathologists, Phoenix provides a pay rate that is 28 percent greater than the national average. Late-Career Speech-Language Pathologists will also find cushy salaries in St. Louis (+16 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Boston, 4 percent below the national average.

Skills That Affect Late-Career Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salaries

Geriatrics
up arrow 12%
Long Term Care
up arrow 10%
Rehabilitation
up arrow 6%
Clinical Supervision
up arrow 5%
Acute Care
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National Average
$75,000
Patient Education
up arrow 1%
Speech Pathology
up arrow 2%
Childhood Education
up arrow 7%
Pediatrics
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 181 votes.

Gender

Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 32%
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