The average pay for an Entry-Level Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is $55,260 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are early intervention, Long Term Care, Geriatrics, and Dysphagia.

$41,031 - $72,072
(Median)
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$72K
MEDIAN: $55,260
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$27.68 - $49.23
(Median)
$28
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$49
MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$41,031 - $72,072  
   
Bonus
$384.38 - $7,728  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
Total Pay (?
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$44,917 - $88,154  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,152
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$27.68 - $49.23  
   
Overtime
$38.86 - $64.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$384.38 - $7,728  
   
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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$44,917 - $88,154  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,025
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National Average: $62,861

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Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Advice

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.

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Skills That Affect Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salaries

early intervention
up arrow 19%



Dysphagia
up arrow 10%


Clinical Supervision
up arrow 4%

Spanish Language
up arrow 4%

Acute Care
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
up arrow 3%

Speech Pathology
up arrow 1%

National Average
$63,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

Autism
up arrow 5%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 156 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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