Entry-Level Speech Pathologist Salary

Entry-Level Speech Pathologists take home approximately $52K annually on average. Most Entry-Level Speech Pathologists report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly more than a fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,642 - $69,702
(Median)
$39K
$52K
$70K
MEDIAN: $52,182
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50%
90%

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$26.25 - $47.81
(Median)
$26
$35
$48
MEDIAN: $34.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,642 - $69,702  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,058  
Profit Sharing
$307.23  
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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$40,807 - $83,922  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 448
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$26.25 - $47.81  
   
Hourly Tips
$20.36  
Overtime
$35.32 - $61.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,058  
   
Profit Sharing
$307.23  
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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$40,807 - $83,922  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 275
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Skills That Affect Speech Pathologist Salaries

Speech Pathology
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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 42 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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