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What is the average salary for Speech Language Pathologists in the United States?

Speech Language Pathologists earn an average hourly wage of $36.01. Hourly wages typically start from $21.61 and go up to $53.37. Speech Language Pathologists earn an average salary of $74,900 per year. Salaries typically start from $44,940 and go up to $111,000.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Speech Language Pathologists in the United States earn:

$53.37 an hour $111,000 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Speech Language Pathologists in the United States earn:

$43.44 an hour $90,360 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Speech Language Pathologists in the United States earn:

$34.40 an hour $71,550 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Speech Language Pathologists in the United States earn:

$26.97 an hour $56,090 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Speech Language Pathologists in the United States earn:

$21.61 an hour $44,940 per year

Historical salary for Speech Language Pathologists in the United States

Speech Language Pathologist salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Nevada $41.82 $86,980 # 1
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in New York $41.52 $86,370 # 2
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in District of Columbia $41.08 $85,440 # 3
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in California $41.00 $85,270 # 4
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in New Jersey $40.80 $84,870 # 5
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Colorado $40.70 $84,650 # 6
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Maryland $40.04 $83,270 # 7
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Connecticut $39.64 $82,450 # 8
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Alaska $39.23 $81,600 # 9
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Massachusetts $37.82 $78,660 # 10
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Pennsylvania $37.23 $77,440 # 11
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in New Mexico $37.04 $77,050 # 12
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Virginia $37.00 $76,970 # 13
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Florida $36.84 $76,620 # 14
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Michigan $36.56 $76,040 # 15
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Delaware $36.36 $75,630 # 16
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Rhode Island $36.23 $75,360 # 17
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Texas $35.34 $73,500 # 18
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Ohio $35.23 $73,280 # 19
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Oregon $35.08 $72,970 # 20
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Washington $34.83 $72,440 # 21
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Hawaii $34.69 $72,150 # 22
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Indiana $34.36 $71,470 # 23
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Illinois $34.33 $71,400 # 24
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Minnesota $33.92 $70,560 # 25
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in North Carolina $33.79 $70,290 # 26
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Wyoming $33.52 $69,730 # 27
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Georgia $33.46 $69,600 # 28
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in New Hampshire $33.34 $69,340 # 29
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Arkansas $33.12 $68,900 # 30
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Kansas $33.08 $68,810 # 31
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Iowa $33.05 $68,740 # 32
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Alabama $33.05 $68,740 # 33
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Arizona $32.91 $68,460 # 34
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Kentucky $32.91 $68,450 # 35
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in South Carolina $32.50 $67,600 # 36
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Tennessee $32.33 $67,240 # 37
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Utah $32.16 $66,900 # 38
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Missouri $32.07 $66,710 # 39
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Montana $31.98 $66,520 # 40
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Idaho $31.67 $65,880 # 41
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Wisconsin $31.50 $65,520 # 42
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Vermont $31.02 $64,530 # 43
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Oklahoma $30.86 $64,190 # 44
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Nebraska $29.87 $62,130 # 45
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Maine $29.67 $61,700 # 46
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in North Dakota $29.37 $61,090 # 47
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Louisiana $28.76 $59,820 # 48
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in Mississippi $28.58 $59,450 # 49
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in West Virginia $28.57 $59,420 # 50
Speech Language Pathologist Salary in South Dakota $25.55 $53,150 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics