Average Mid-Career Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Hourly Pay

Average Mid-Career Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Hourly Pay

$39.77
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$31.72
MEDIAN
$39.77
90%
$54.55

The average hourly pay for a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is $39.77

Hourly Rate
$32 - $55
Bonus
$200 - $3k
Total Pay
$53k - $104k
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What Do Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)s Do?

Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Tasks
  • 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.
  • Develop, implement and monitor treatment plans for problems such as stuttering, delayed language, swallowing disorders and or voice problems, adjust treatments accordingly.
  • Document the initial evaluation, treatment, progress and discharge of patients.
  • Instruct patients in communication techniques and teach speech, muscle and breathing exercises.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
94.8%
Male
4.8%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
This data is based on 502 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

68%

Dental

58%

Vision

50%

None

31%