$61,427
Avg. Salary
$38.51
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Speech-Language Therapist is $38.51 per hour.

The average pay for a Speech-Language Therapist is $61,427 per year.

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$0$106K
Salary $40,755 - $85,323
Bonus $1,000
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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$41,737 - $106,458
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 63
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $22.00 - $62.51
Overtime $31.50
Annual Data $0$106K
Bonus $1,000
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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$41,737 - $106,458
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

Job Description for Speech-Language Therapist

A speech-language therapist helps people who have difficulty with verbal communication, such as with the proper formation of words or word sounds, stuttering, disfluencies in grammar and speech, and associated problems with swallowing and breath control. Speech-language therapists typically work with young children and adolescents that have such problems with normal speech development, as well as with individuals who have suffered brain trauma from an accident or stroke.

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Speech-Language Therapist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Speech-Language Therapist

Pay by Experience for a Speech-Language Therapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Speech-Language Therapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Speech-Language Therapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Speech-Language Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 17 salaries. A Speech-Language Therapist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 13 salaries.

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Key Stats for Speech-Language Therapist

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Speech-Language Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$69,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Speech-Language Therapist Salaries

Pediatrics
▲4%

National Average
$69,000

Speech Pathology
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 36%