Entry-Level Speech Pathologist Salary

An average Entry-Level Speech Pathologist can expect to take home roughly $52K annually. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Speech Pathologists. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — roughly a fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$37,554 - $69,797
(Median)
$38K
$52K
$70K
MEDIAN: $52,135
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$25.93 - $47.98
(Median)
$26
$35
$48
MEDIAN: $34.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$37,554 - $69,797  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
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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$40,355 - $83,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 382
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$25.93 - $47.98  
   
Overtime
$35.57 - $62.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
   
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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$40,355 - $83,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 211
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Speech Pathologist Salaries

Speech Pathology
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
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National Average
$60,000

Bilingual
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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: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 21%
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