$57,818
Avg. Salary
$39.25
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Speech Therapist is $39.25 per hour.

The average pay for a Speech Therapist is $57,818 per year.

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$28.58
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$54.87
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MEDIAN $57,818
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$0$102K
Salary $41,498 - $79,976
Bonus $484 - $7,047
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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$45,748 - $102,090
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 470
Hourly Data $0$69
Hourly Rate $28.58 - $54.87
Hourly Tips $2.50
Overtime $38.24 - $69.28
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $484 - $7,047
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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$45,748 - $102,090
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 423

Job Description for Speech Therapist

Social skills are a must for speech therapists, since this job demands that they know a lot about why people do the things they do. Speech therapists usually must have a master’s degree in speech therapy, as well as a state license to administer therapy. Speech therapists must be able to work with people from all walks of life, such as individuals with learning disabilities, trauma victims, and others with speech-related issues.

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Common Career Paths for Speech Therapist


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Speech Therapists often transition into a Speech-Language Pathologist position. Speech-Language Pathologists report a slightly lower median income of $61K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Speech Therapist

Pay by Experience for a Speech Therapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Speech Therapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 268 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Speech Therapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 131 salaries. An experienced Speech Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 118 salaries. A Speech Therapist 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 88 salaries.

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Key Stats for Speech Therapist

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Speech Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$67,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 31%