Speech and language pathologists diagnose and treat communication and swallowing disorders in patients. Most speech and language pathologists work in schools or healthcare facilities. Some work in patients’ homes
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The overall salary for a speech pathologist is determined by a wide range of factors such as working industry, years of medical experience, type of employer and the city one works in.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association has identified several “must have” characteristics for SLPs.
Certificate or Associate's degree required
Growing by 7.7% over the next 8 years
$33K Average annual salary