Entry-Level Speech Pathologist Salary

The average Entry-Level Speech Pathologist earns approximately $52K annually. Most Entry-Level Speech Pathologists like their work and job satisfaction is high. While about one in five report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$37,748 - $69,712
(Median)
$38K
$52K
$70K
MEDIAN: $51,937
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$25.82 - $47.90
(Median)
$26
$35
$48
MEDIAN: $34.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$37,748 - $69,712  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,976  
Profit Sharing
$296.61 - $13,500  
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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$40,388 - $83,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 387
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$25.82 - $47.90  
   
Overtime
$35.66 - $62.51  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,976  
   
Profit Sharing
$296.61 - $13,500  
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).
)
$40,388 - $83,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 213
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Speech Pathologist Salaries

Speech Pathology
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

National Average
$60,000

Bilingual
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 21%
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