Speech-Language Pathologists Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for speech-language pathologists in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of speech-language pathologists among Florida cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,780
25th Percentile Wage
$59,510
50th Percentile Wage
$77,350
75th Percentile Wage
$93,940
90th Percentile Wage
$106,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for speech-language pathologists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $106,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,780.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23.45
25th Percentile Wage
$28.61
50th Percentile Wage
$37.19
75th Percentile Wage
$45.16
90th Percentile Wage
$51.01

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for speech-language pathologists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $51.01. The median hourly salary is $37.19. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.45.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of speech-language pathologists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201677,3500.17%8.39%
201577,2202.91%-
201474,9701.35%-
201373,9604.19%-
201270,860--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in state of Florida ranges from $61,130 to $91,230. The highest paying area for speech-language pathologists in Florida is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach with a median annual salary of $91,230. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Naples-Marco Island (mean annual salary $88,270). The lowest paying area is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach with a median annual salary of $61,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$91,230
Naples-Marco Island
$88,270
Ocala
$87,580
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$84,830
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$83,910
Tallahassee
$83,820
Gainesville
$82,870
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$81,570
Jacksonville
$81,420
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$80,310
Port St Lucie
$79,670
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$79,000
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$78,740
Punta Gorda
$76,180
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$75,910
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$73,600
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$73,370
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$71,180
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$70,290
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$67,380
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$65,710
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$62,540
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$61,130



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