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Entry-Level Speech Pathologist Salary

Entry-Level Speech Pathologists can expect wages of $52K annually on average. Somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Speech Pathologists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,169 - $69,719
(Median)
$38K
$52K
$70K
MEDIAN: $52,061
10%
50%
90%

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$26.12 - $48.20
(Median)
$26
$35
$48
MEDIAN: $34.00
10%
50%
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
$38,169 - $69,719  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,984  
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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$40,400 - $83,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 359
National Hourly Rate 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$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$26.12 - $48.20  
   
Overtime
$35.75 - $63.57  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,984  
   
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).
)
$40,400 - $83,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 195

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Speech Pathologist Salaries

Speech Pathology
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

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: 77% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 22%
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