How much does a Speech and Language Pathologist make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Speech and Language Pathologist in the United States is $42 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $38 and $45. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Job Description for Speech and Language Pathologist
Speech and Language Pathologist assesses and treats speech and language disorders and impairments. Conducts evaluations of an individual's speech and language skills using relevant diagnostic materials and tools. Being a Speech and Language Pathologist develops treatment plans that utilize appropriate intervention approaches, strategies, and materials. Establishes treatment priorities that include advising, educating, and counseling. Additionally, Speech and Language Pathologist completes required documentation to record assessment and progress. Collaborates with physicians, family members, and other clinical providers to provide effective therapies. May direct support staff in assisting with treatment. Requires a master's degree in speech pathology or equivalent. Requires ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) and applicable State License to Practice. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Speech and Language Pathologist's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description
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What does a Speech and Language Pathologist do?
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However, address your concerns about lack of improvement with the therapist.
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They work with children with a variety of delays and disorders spanning from mild articulation delays to more complex disorders such as autism, Down syndrome, hearing impairment, motor speech disorders, and other developmental delays.
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Those with a graduate degree with primary focus in speech-language pathology might become Council for Clinical Certification certified, which shows certificates of clinical competence for speech-language pathology and audiology.
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Speech and Language Pathologist in the United States. The average hourly rate for Speech and Language Pathologist ranges from $38 to $45 with the average hourly pay of $42. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $38 to $45 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $42.