Entry-Level Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is $54,083 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Long Term Care, Dysphagia, and Geriatrics.

$40,220 - $71,245
(Median)
$40K
$54K
$71K
MEDIAN: $54,083
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$27.16 - $49.42
(Median)
$27
$34
$49
MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,220 - $71,245  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,945  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $3,056  
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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$43,619 - $88,032  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,426
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$27.16 - $49.42  
   
Overtime
$29.77 - $60.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,945  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $3,056  
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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$43,619 - $88,032  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,189
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,324

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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



Dysphagia
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Patient Education
up arrow 6%

Acute Care
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Spanish Language
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Speech Pathology
0%

Clinical Supervision
0%

National Average
$62,000

Pediatrics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 304 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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