Entry-Level Speech Pathologists can expect wages of $53K per year on average. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Approximately one-fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,414 - $71,831
$39K
$53K
$72K
MEDIAN: $53,222
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$27.11 - $48.83
$27
$34
$49
MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,414 - $71,831  
   
Bonus
$600 - $7,500  
Total Pay (?
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$40,943 - $84,855  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 325
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$27.11 - $48.83  
   
Hourly Tips
$20.36  
Overtime
$35.23 - $67.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$600 - $7,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$40,943 - $84,855  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 204

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Key Stats for Speech Pathologist

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Speech Pathologist Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Speech Pathology
up arrow 2%

National Average
$61,000

Bilingual
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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