The average pay for a Bilingual Speech Therapist is $37.82 per hour.
The average pay for a Bilingual Speech Therapist is $64,528 per year.
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Job Description for Bilingual Speech Therapist
Bilingual speech therapists work closely with special needs children and adults and oversee therapeutic techniques for rehabilitation. These therapies include, but are not limited to, speech, language, hearing, swallowing, and cognitive disorders. They are also expected to participate in the development and implementation of patient care rehabilitative services in native and non-native languages, as well as record the types of treatment administered and the patients' reactions.Read More...
These therapists instruct and counsel other health team personnel and family members in methods of effectively assisting patients in improving and correcting their disabilities. Primary work locations include homes, schools, and facilities such as day cares, nursing homes, and long-term rehabilitation centers. Most bilingual speech therapists work under the supervision of a member of the state board of speech language pathology and audibility. Interactions with patients, teachers, families, health care professionals, physicians, and their assistants should be expected on a fairly regular basis. Reliable transportation, a valid state license or certification, and graduation from an accredited school in speech language pathology are generally required for this position. Prior experience in the field is highly beneficial, but not always required.
Most bilingual speech therapists meet with up to five clients a day and are responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of therapy for these clients. Their work-week usually extends from Monday to Friday during school hours, and the occasional after-hours conference or house call should be expected. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
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