The average pay for an Entry-Level Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is $55,091 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are early intervention, Long Term Care, Geriatrics, and Dysphagia.

$41,119 - $71,880
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MEDIAN: $55,091
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$27.79 - $49.37
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MEDIAN: $34.81
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$41,119 - $71,880  
   
Bonus
$388.84 - $7,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
Total Pay (?
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$44,897 - $88,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,182
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$27.79 - $49.37  
   
Overtime
$38.77 - $65.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$388.84 - $7,500  
   
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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$44,897 - $88,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,049

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National Average: $62,993

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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
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 160 votes.
078
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salaries

early intervention
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Dysphagia
up arrow 11%


Clinical Supervision
up arrow 6%

Acute Care
up arrow 4%

Patient Education
up arrow 4%

Spanish Language
up arrow 4%


National Average
$63,000


Autism
up arrow 5%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 160 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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