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Entry-Level Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is $52,452 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Long Term Care, Geriatrics, and Dysphagia.

$39,462 - $69,746
(Median)
$39K
$52K
$70K
MEDIAN: $52,451
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$25.89 - $48.66
(Median)
$26
$34
$49
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,462 - $69,746  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $3,041  
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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$42,293 - $86,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,509
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$25.89 - $48.66  
   
Overtime
$26.95 - $58.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $3,041  
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).
)
$42,293 - $86,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,192

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salaries

Long Term Care
up arrow 17%

Geriatrics
up arrow 15%

Dysphagia
up arrow 13%


Patient Education
up arrow 9%

Acute Care
up arrow 7%

Spanish Language
up arrow 4%

Speech Pathology
up arrow 2%

National Average
$61,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Clinical Supervision
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 492 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 20%