Entry-Level Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is $54,931 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are early intervention, Long Term Care, Geriatrics, and Dysphagia.

$41,748 - $72,663
$42K
$56K
$73K
MEDIAN: $55,758
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$28.04 - $48.88
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MEDIAN: $35.09
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$0$90K
Salary $41,748 - $72,663
Bonus $393.55 - $11,037
Profit Sharing $3,000
Total Pay (?
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$46,027 - $90,069
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,147
Hourly Data $0$66
Hourly Rate $28.04 - $48.88
Overtime $35.66 - $66.82
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $393.55 - $11,037
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$46,027 - $90,069
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,098

Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,204

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in Daytona Beach:
"How rewarding rehab could be."
Explore your options, find your niche. So many possibilities.

Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in Germantown:
"TOO much paperwork."
This job has way too much paperwork. There is no way to get it all done.

Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in Lansing:
"Travel time affects productivity."
Continue to educate yourself in the profession. Be very flexible. Listen carefully. Always be prepared for the unexpected. Aim for excellence. Surround yourself with positive people. Try not to be too hard on yourself.

Key Stats for Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 183 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
15%

Skills That Affect Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salaries

early intervention
▲17%


▲11%

Dysphagia
▲10%


Clinical Supervision
▲5%

Acute Care
▲2%


Spanish Language
▲2%

National Average
$64,000


▼6%

Autism
▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 183 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 25%