Entry-Level Speech Pathologist Salary

The average Entry-Level Speech Pathologist can expect to rake in roughly $54K annually. The majority of Entry-Level Speech Pathologists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — somewhere between a fifth and a fourth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,885 - $71,949
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$54K
$72K
MEDIAN: $53,679
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$27.90 - $50.68
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$0$88K
Salary $39,885 - $71,949
Bonus $496.65 - $11,745
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$42,000 - $88,190
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 309
Hourly Data $0$67
Hourly Rate $27.90 - $50.68
Overtime $35.75 - $67.66
Annual Data $0$88K
Bonus $496.65 - $11,745
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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$42,000 - $88,190
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 202

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Speech Pathologist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Speech Pathologist in Cumming:
"SLP advice."
Keep it simple. Do your best. Have a mentor.

Speech Pathologist in Reno:
No scale of annual pay raises. No annual cost of living increase. You will love this, but better be prepared to negotiate your contract like your own business lady or you will never have any pay raise, ever!! Your business expenses will add up and it won't feel fair unless the company offers something like annual license cost reimbursement, CCC reimbursement, etc.

Speech Pathologist in Vancouver:
"Billing."
Recognize billing standards and productivity!

Key Stats for Speech Pathologist

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Speech Pathologist Salaries

Microsoft Word
▲5%


National Average
$61,000

Bilingual
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 22%
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