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

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

$36.11
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$29.05
MEDIAN
$36.11
90%
$48.80

The average hourly pay for a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is $36.11

Hourly Rate
$29 - $49
Bonus
$203 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $500
Commission
$0 - $400
Total Pay
$51k - $93k
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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
93.3%
Male
5.9%
Prefer to self-define
0.8%
This data is based on 1,071 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

71%

Dental

60%

Vision

50%

None

28%