Speech language pathologist

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How much does a Speech Language Pathologist make in the United States?

Average base salary
8.8k salaries reported, updated at May 24, 2020
per hour
The average salary for a speech language pathologist is $34.22 per hour in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Referral program
  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k)
  • Life insurance

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for speech language pathologists

Most recommended skill

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earn +31.82% more

The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 15.00% since 2018. Speech Language Pathologists with this skill earn +31.82% more than the average base salary, which is $34.22 per hour.

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Most common benefits for Speech Language Pathologists

  • Referral program
  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k)
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid sick time
  • License reimbursement

Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,906 ratings

62% of Speech language pathologists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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