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Average Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Hourly Pay

$38.99
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$1,046
Bonus
$9,500
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The average hourly pay for a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is $38.99.
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$30.06
MEDIAN
$38.99
90%
$54.06
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Hourly Rate
$30 - $54
Bonus
$225 - $5,063
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $10,113
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$50,721 - $102,980
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What Do Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)s Do?

Job Satisfaction for Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

4 out of 5
(706)
Highly Satisfied
28Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) are from the companies EBS Healthcare, RehabCare and Kindred Healthcare. Reported salaries are highest at RehabCare where the average pay is $39.62. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include EBS Healthcare and Genesis HealthCare, earning around $39.49 and $39.13, respectively. Encore Rehabilitation, LLC pays the lowest at around $35.06. Kindred Healthcare and Genesis Rehab Services also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $37.11 and $37.22, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP). Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)s?

Skills in Speech Pathology, Pediatrics and Childhood Education are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics and Rehabilitation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)s?

An entry-level Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $33.72 based on 156 salaries. An early career Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36.06 based on 2,763 salaries. A mid-career Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39.39 based on 1,342 salaries. An experienced Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42.60 based on 1,114 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $46.
Employees with Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 30.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (26.3% more) and San Diego, California (14.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6,142 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
45.0%
Mid Career
21.8%
Experienced
18.1%
Late Career
12.5%