Average Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is $38.70.
MEDIAN $38.70
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Hourly Rate
$30 - $55
$205 - $5,980
Profit Sharing
$0 - $19,392
$0 - $4,250
Total Pay
$49,490 - $102,360

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Job Description for Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

The top respondents for the job title Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) are from the companies EBS Healthcare, RehabCare and Genesis Rehab Services. Reported salaries are highest at RehabCare where the average pay is $38.51. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Select Rehabilitation, Inc. and Genesis HealthCare, earning around $37.99 and $37.76, respectively. Aegis Therapies, Inc. pays the lowest at around $35.84. Genesis Rehab Services and Kindred Healthcare also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $36.73 and $37.63, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

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.

Pay by Experience Level for Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

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 $33.21 based on 1,196 salaries. An early career Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.61 based on 3,282 salaries. A mid-career Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39.10 based on 1,691 salaries. An experienced Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42.18 based on 1,412 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $45.
Employees with Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 39.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (25.1% more) and Dallas, Texas (2.8% more).

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