Entry-Level Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is $54,931 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are early intervention, Long Term Care, Geriatrics, and Dysphagia.

$41,395 - $73,000
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MEDIAN: $55,214
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$27.97 - $49.46
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MEDIAN: $34.91
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$41,395 - $73,000  
   
Bonus
$393.05 - $7,241  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
Total Pay (?
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$45,205 - $89,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,203
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$27.97 - $49.46  
   
Overtime
$37.28 - $67.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$393.05 - $7,241  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
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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$45,205 - $89,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,063

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National Average: $63,366

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Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in Lansing:
"Travel time affects productivity."
Continue to educate yourself in the profession. Be very flexible. Listen carefully. Always be prepared for the unexpected. Aim for excellence. Surround yourself with positive people. Try not to be too hard on yourself.

Key Stats for Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 164 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salaries

early intervention
▲18%


▲12%

Dysphagia
▲11%


Clinical Supervision
▲7%

Acute Care
▲4%


Spanish Language
▲3%


National Average
$63,000

▼4%

Autism
▼5%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 164 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 24%
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