Speech-Language Pathologists Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for speech-language pathologists in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of speech-language pathologists among Georgia 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 Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,920
25th Percentile Wage
$57,400
50th Percentile Wage
$71,130
75th Percentile Wage
$88,220
90th Percentile Wage
$104,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for speech-language pathologists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,920.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.56
25th Percentile Wage
$27.60
50th Percentile Wage
$34.20
75th Percentile Wage
$42.41
90th Percentile Wage
$50.21

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for speech-language pathologists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $50.21. The median hourly salary is $34.20. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.56.

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
201671,1301.27%5.08%
201570,2302.35%-
201468,5800.39%-
201368,3101.16%-
201267,520--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in state of Georgia ranges from $57,390 to $82,690. The highest paying area for speech-language pathologists in Georgia is Rome with a median annual salary of $82,690. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Athens-Clarke County (mean annual salary $73,540). The lowest paying area is Dalton with a median annual salary of $57,390.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rome
$82,690
Athens-Clarke County
$73,540
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$72,990
Macon
$70,400
Gainesville
$67,940
Savannah
$66,650
Warner Robins
$64,090
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$61,390
Valdosta
$60,890
Columbus
$60,120
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$59,330
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$59,020
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$58,870
Albany
$57,950
Dalton
$57,390


Related:

Highest paying cities for speech-language pathologists

Highest paying industries for speech-language pathologists.