Median pay for Entry-Level Speech Pathologists lies in the neighborhood of $53K per year. A fair number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about one-half. Most Entry-Level Speech Pathologists like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,308 - $70,939
(Median)
$39K
$53K
$71K
MEDIAN: $52,755
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90%

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$27.30 - $49.63
(Median)
$27
$35
$50
MEDIAN: $34.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,308 - $70,939  
   
Bonus
$206.08 - $7,525  
Total Pay (?
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$40,738 - $85,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 339
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$27.30 - $49.63  
   
Hourly Tips
$20.36  
Overtime
$34.60 - $59.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$206.08 - $7,525  
   
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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$40,738 - $85,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 215
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Skills That Affect Speech Pathologist Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Speech Pathology
up arrow 3%

National Average
$61,000

Bilingual
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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