Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in Phoenix, Arizona Salary

A Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in Phoenix, Arizona earns an average wage of $38.55 per hour.

$56,000 - $82,731
$56K
$65K
$83K
MEDIAN: $65,320
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$30.03 - $55.56
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$56
MEDIAN: $41.59
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$0$105K
Salary $56,000 - $82,731
Total Pay (?
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$59,831 - $105,422
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $30.03 - $55.56
Overtime $59.63
Annual Data $0$105K
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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$59,831 - $105,422
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

Job Description for Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

A speech language pathologist (SLP) works with adults and children having some difficulty with speech or processing language properly. Their patients may have problems related to motor and physical skills, as well as cognitive issues affecting the ability to express language. A speech language pathologist's patients may range from those seeking help with stuttering or disfluency to those suffering from more serious difficulties such as aphasia (the inability to articulate any speech).

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Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) 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.

About Phoenix, Arizona

Maricopa County, Arizona
1,563,001
Male:
786,833 (50.3%)
Female:
776,168 (49.7%)
Phoenix (/ˈfiːnᵻks/) is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. With 1,563,025 people (as of 2015), Phoenix is the sixth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than 1 million residents. Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is a part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 12th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 4.3 million people as of 2010. In addition, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County and, at 517.9 square miles (1,341 km2), it is the largest city in the state, nearly twice the size of Tucson and one of the largest cities in the United States. Settled in 1867 as an agricultural community near the confluence of the...
Phoenix:
$48,452
Arizona:
$51,492
$922
Phoenix:
$200,800
Arizona:
$194,300
4.0%

Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Job Listings

Key Stats for Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲3%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$78,000

Skills That Affect Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salaries

National Average
$78,000

Childhood Education
▼8%

Speech Pathology
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 19%