Speech-Language Pathologists Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for speech-language pathologists in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of speech-language pathologists among Alabama metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Speech-Language Pathologists in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,080
25th Percentile Wage
$54,620
50th Percentile Wage
$65,370
75th Percentile Wage
$82,690
90th Percentile Wage
$104,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for speech-language pathologists in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of speech-language pathologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,370
-0.75% 8.31%
2016
$65,860
1.81% -
2015
$64,670
3.43% -
2014
$62,450
4.16% -
2013
$59,850
-0.15% -
2012
$59,940
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Speech-Language Pathologists in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in state of Alabama ranges from $61,050 to $76,010. The highest paying area for speech-language pathologists in Alabama is Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $76,010. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $72,030). The lowest paying area is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $61,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$76,010
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$72,030
Gadsden
$71,340
Montgomery
$71,290
Tuscaloosa
$70,020
Anniston-Oxford
$69,980
Dothan
$66,480
Mobile
$66,180
Birmingham-Hoover
$63,810
Huntsville
$63,000
Auburn-Opelika
$62,470
Decatur
$61,910
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$61,600
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$61,050




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