A Mid-Career Speech Pathologist earns an average salary of AU$68,374 per year.

AU$50,042 - AU$87,850
AU$50K
AU$67K
AU$88K
MEDIAN: AU$67,439
10%
50%
90%
AU$29.44 - AU$55.37
AU$29
AU$38
AU$55
MEDIAN: AU$38.38
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$92K
Salary AU$50,042 - AU$87,850
Bonus AU$4,913
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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AU$51,775 - AU$92,653
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 95
Hourly Data AU$0AU$55
Hourly Rate AU$29.44 - AU$55.37
Overtime AU$39.31
Annual Data AU$0AU$92K
Bonus AU$4,913
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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AU$51,775 - AU$92,653
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

Job Description for Speech Pathologist

A speech pathologist, also commonly referred to as a speech-language pathologist, diagnoses and treats communication and swallowing disorders in patients. A speech pathologist commonly works in a school, hospital, or healthcare facility; some speech pathologists see patients in their homes. A speech pathologist works with patients to develop and strengthen muscles used to speak and to swallow and also counsels patients and families on dealing with speech difficulties and communication disorders.

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Speech Pathologist Tasks

  • Document the initial evaluation, treatment, progress and discharge of patients.
  • Instruct patients in communication techniques and teach speech, muscle and breathing exercises.
  • Develop, implement and monitor treatment plans for problems such as stuttering, delayed language, swallowing disorders and or voice problems, adjust treatments accordingly.
  • Administer hearing, speech and language evaluations, tests and examinations to patients.
  • Evaluate hearing, speech and language test results, medical background to diagnose and plan treatment for speech, language, fluency, voice and swallowing disorders.

Speech Pathologist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$71,062

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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 3 votes.
5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 96%