Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in Pittsburgh Salary

Median pay for Speech-Language Pathologists in Pittsburgh lies in the neighborhood of $31.44 per hour. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under a third lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. For the most part, Pittsburgh Speech-Language Pathologists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,235 - $66,991
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MEDIAN: $48,047
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$23.85 - $50.87
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Salary $35,235 - $66,991
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$40,262 - $81,029
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $23.85 - $50.87
Overtime $33.00
Annual Data $0$81K
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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$40,262 - $81,029
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
304,385
Male:
149,690 (49.2%)
Female:
154,695 (50.8%)
Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbərɡ/ PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. The Combined Statistical Area (CSA) population of 2,659,937 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia and the 20th-largest in the U.S. Located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, which form the Ohio River, Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges. The city features 30 skyscrapers, two inclines, a pre-revolutionary fortification and the Point State Park at the confluence of the rivers. The city developed as a vital link of the Atlantic coast and Midwest. The mineral-rich Allegheny Mountains made the area coveted by the French and British empires, Virginia, Whiskey Rebels, and Civil War raiders. Aside from steel,...
Pittsburgh:
$41,293
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$858
Pittsburgh:
$108,400
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
4.3%

Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Job Listings

Key Stats for Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$53,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salaries

Long Term Care
▲32%

Geriatrics
▲24%

Rehabilitation
▲1%

National Average
$53,000

Speech Pathology
▼2%

Acute Care
▼3%

Pediatrics
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 28%