Speech and Language Pathologist Salary in the United States

How much does a Speech and Language Pathologist make in the United States? The average Speech and Language Pathologist salary in the United States is $81,089 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $74,382 and $88,225. Salary ranges 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Skills Associated with Speech and Language Pathologist: Electronic health records (EHR) Software, Speech-Language-Audiology Practices Quality Assurance, Speech Pathology

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Job Description

Speech and Language Pathologist diagnoses and treats speech and language problems, and engages in scientific study of human communication. Evaluates speech and language skills as related to educational, medical, social, and psychological factors. Being a Speech and Language Pathologist plans, directs, or conducts rehabilitative treatment programs to restore communicative efficiency of individuals with communication problems of organic and nonorganic etiology. Responsible for assessing, diagnosing, and treating speech, language, cognitive, communication, voice, swallowing, fluency, and other related disorders. Additionally, Speech and Language Pathologist maintains records, monitors progress, and counsels patients and their family members. May require a certificate of clinical competence in speech-language pathology (CCC). Requires a master's degree of speech-language pathology. 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 2019 Salary.com)

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