Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) Salary

Clinical Fellowship Year Speech Language Pathologists in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $50K annually. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is career length, though geography and the specific company have a (lesser) impact as well. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, close to one-fifth claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$39,488 - $63,167
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$39K
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$63K
MEDIAN: $49,881
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$25.10 - $40.91
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,488 - $63,167  
   
Bonus
$506 - $4,500  
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$40,939 - $75,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 794
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$25.10 - $40.91  
   
Hourly Tips
$17.75  
Overtime
$15.32 - $58.72  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$506 - $4,500  
   
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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$40,939 - $75,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 536
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Job Description for Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY)

Aspiring speech language pathologists must complete a clinical fellowship year before they can become full-fledged professionals. The education prerequisite for a clinical fellowship is a master’s degree in speech language pathology from an accredited school. During the clinical fellowship year, speech language pathologists are closely supervised by experienced speech language pathologists and exposed to all aspects of the job.

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Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) Tasks

  • Develop treatment plans by identifying a problem list, including long and short-term goals and methods to achieve identified goals.
  • Provide and direct speech therapy services to patients including assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation.
  • Function under physicians’ orders and adhere to applicable principles and practices of speech therapy, organization policies, and state regulations.
  • Identify and treat clients with speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders.
  • Review the quality and appropriateness of the total services delivered and of individual speech language pathology programs.

Common Career Paths for Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY)


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For Clinical Fellowship Year Speech Language Pathologists, progressing to a Speech Pathologist role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Speech Pathologist can earn $69K annually.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY)


Clinical Fellowship Year Speech Language Pathologists fill the offices of leading firms EBS Healthcare, RehabCare, Genesis Rehab Services, Reliant Rehabilitation, and Genesis HealthCare. Although EBS Healthcare heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $70K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $44K to $89K.

Popular Skills for Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY)


Clinical Fellowship Year Speech Language Pathologists seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Dysphagia, Geriatrics, Autism, and Speech Pathology are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 17 percent. It is often found that people who know Pediatrics are also skilled in Geriatrics and Spanish Language.

Pay by Experience Level for Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $56K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $52K. On average, Clinical Fellowship Year Speech Language Pathologists make $44K following one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $87K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,886

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Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Clinical Fellowship Year Speech Language Pathologists, 30 percent higher than the national average. Clinical Fellowship Year Speech Language Pathologists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Baltimore (+20 percent), Austin (+16 percent), New York (+9 percent), and Philadelphia (+3 percent). Clinical Fellowship Year Speech Language Pathologists in Pittsburgh make 27 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in Orlando and Knoxville (17 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$56,000

Mid-Career
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Experienced
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Skills That Affect Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) Salaries

Dysphagia
up arrow 17%

Geriatrics
up arrow 15%

Autism
up arrow 7%

Speech Pathology
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National Average
$56,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Spanish Language
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
55%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
1%
10-19 years
0%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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