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Highest Paying Cities for Speech-Language Pathologists

The top 100 highest paying cities for speech-language pathologists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of speech-language pathologists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $136,060, Idaho Falls, Idaho is the highest paying city for speech-language pathologists. It is followed by Fairbanks, Alaska (average annual salary $111,980). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of speech-language pathologists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Speech-Language Pathologists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Idaho Falls, Idaho
$136,060
70
2 Fairbanks, Alaska
$111,980
30
3 Salinas, California
$106,880
110
4 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$106,380
50
5 Fresno, California
$102,850
390
6 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$102,480
400
7 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$102,100
1,940
8 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$101,420
40
9 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$101,240
130
10 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$100,820
150
11 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$100,070
520
12 Chico, California
$99,470
60
13 Staunton-Waynesboro, USA
$98,730
30
14 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$98,580
450
15 Waterbury, Connecticut
$98,000
80
16 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$97,990
2,450
17 Battle Creek, Michigan
$97,400
60
18 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$97,370
50
19 North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$97,350
90
20 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$97,240
60
21 Wichita Falls, Texas
$96,530
50
22 Napa, California
$95,860
n/a
23 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$95,570
110
24 Redding, California
$95,310
90
25 Ocala, Florida
$94,770
120
26 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$94,680
4,010
27 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$93,850
410
28 Danbury, Connecticut
$93,530
110
29 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$93,460
690
30 Jackson, Michigan
$93,250
60
31 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$93,160
1,100
32 Visalia-Porterville, California
$92,730
80
33 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$92,570
1,290
34 San Rafael, USA
$92,300
110
35 New Bern, USA
$92,260
80
36 Elmira, New York
$92,100
30
37 Anchorage, Alaska
$91,820
170
38 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$91,780
70
39 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$91,720
730
40 Modesto, California
$91,680
170
41 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$91,590
90
42 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$91,460
750
43 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$91,380
70
44 California-Lexington Park, USA
$91,000
50
45 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$90,970
120
46 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$90,550
1,000
47 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$90,480
1,570
48 Sebring, USA
$90,390
30
49 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$90,310
1,910
50 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$90,130
30
51 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$89,870
80
52 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$89,630
1,620
53 Florence, South Carolina
$89,260
50
54 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$89,100
600
55 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$88,790
170
56 Yakima, Washington
$88,570
60
57 Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$88,550
50
58 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$88,450
990
59 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$88,330
2,520
60 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$88,300
4,650
61 Coeur dAlene, Idaho
$88,230
40
62 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$88,230
660
63 Grand Junction, Colorado
$88,110
100
64 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Florida
$87,940
80
65 Pueblo, Colorado
$87,820
130
66 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$87,510
130
67 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$87,320
3,860
68 Yuba City, California
$87,300
40
69 Bend, Oregon
$87,120
50
70 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$87,060
40
71 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$87,030
110
72 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$86,990
1,940
73 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$86,950
12,600
74 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$86,850
680
75 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$86,420
310
76 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$86,410
140
77 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$86,390
680
78 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$86,310
360
79 Victoria, Texas
$86,290
60
80 The Villages, USA
$86,220
30
81 Framingham, Massachusetts
$86,220
230
82 Jonesboro, Arkansas
$86,110
160
83 Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$85,900
180
84 Kokomo, Indiana
$85,840
40
85 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$85,540
900
86 Sussex County, Delaware
$85,440
80
87 Gainesville, Florida
$85,150
130
88 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$85,010
80
89 Rockford, Illinois
$84,910
200
90 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$84,870
9,120
91 Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, USA
$84,850
60
92 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$84,830
210
93 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$84,520
1,010
94 Flagstaff, Arizona
$84,350
60
95 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$84,290
3,070
96 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$84,160
120
97 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$84,120
80
98 Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$83,960
100
99 Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$83,820
80
100 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$83,780
40
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