Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in Houston, Texas Salary

Median pay for Houston Speech-Language Pathologists is around $60K per year. Most people in this position report feeling highly satisfied with their jobs. While nearly one-third report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. Women make up the vast majority of Speech-Language Pathologists in Houston, Texas (82 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$48,479 - $89,195
$48K
$60K
$89K
MEDIAN: $59,573
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$31.90 - $50.03
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MEDIAN: $37.08
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$0$98K
Salary $48,479 - $89,195
Bonus $2,600
Total Pay (?
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$52,373 - $98,308
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data $0$71
Hourly Rate $31.90 - $50.03
Overtime $71.25
Annual Data $0$98K
Bonus $2,600
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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$52,373 - $98,308
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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 Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

Pay by Experience for a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) has a positive trend. An entry-level Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 8 salaries. A Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

Late-Career
▲11%

▲9%

National Average
$72,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Salaries

▲11%

Rehabilitation
▲5%

Geriatrics
▲3%

Acute Care
▲3%



National Average
$72,000

Clinical Supervision
▼2%

Patient Education
▼2%

Long Term Care
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 32%