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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 Santa Fe, New Mexico (average annual salary $112,020). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$112,020
30
3 Fresno, California
$106,470
530
4 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$99,860
130
5 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$99,540
450
6 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$98,740
2,000
7 Waterbury, Connecticut
$97,900
100
8 Florence, South Carolina
$97,560
80
9 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$95,570
110
10 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$94,880
50
11 Wichita Falls, Texas
$94,830
50
12 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$94,330
90
13 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$93,930
780
14 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$93,850
410
15 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$93,790
50
16 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$93,730
580
17 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$93,730
60
18 Visalia-Porterville, California
$92,650
80
19 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$92,250
840
20 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$92,010
1,010
21 Redding, California
$91,500
70
22 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$91,430
420
23 Anchorage, Alaska
$91,330
180
24 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$91,230
620
25 Pueblo, Colorado
$91,020
130
26 Danbury, Connecticut
$90,560
110
27 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$90,550
1,000
28 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$90,060
120
29 North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$89,450
80
30 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$89,270
1,110
31 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$88,790
170
32 Columbia, Missouri
$88,710
110
33 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$88,300
4,650
34 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$88,270
90
35 Tyler, Texas
$88,130
170
36 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$88,060
330
37 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$87,820
110
38 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$87,730
50
39 Ocala, Florida
$87,580
120
40 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$87,550
700
41 Jonesboro, Arkansas
$87,550
190
42 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, South Carolina
$87,210
170
43 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$87,200
570
44 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$87,110
11,110
45 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$87,090
1,830
46 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$86,910
870
47 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$86,830
2,640
48 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$86,530
1,720
49 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$86,530
40
50 Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, South Carolina
$86,520
70
51 Victoria, Texas
$86,290
60
52 Salinas, California
$86,250
70
53 Kankakee-Bradley, Illinois
$86,130
40
54 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$86,120
2,790
55 Sussex County, Delaware
$85,440
80
56 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$85,380
1,990
57 Cleveland, Tennessee
$85,220
40
58 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$85,220
50
59 Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$85,210
30
60 Montgomery, Alabama
$85,200
90
61 Kingston, New York
$84,840
90
62 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
$84,830
180
63 New Haven, Connecticut
$84,620
260
64 Winchester, West Virginia
$84,590
70
65 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$84,410
160
66 Peabody, Massachusetts
$84,400
90
67 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$84,140
1,030
68 Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$84,110
170
69 Manchester, New Hampshire
$84,020
90
70 Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$83,910
40
71 Tallahassee, Florida
$83,820
190
72 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$83,780
40
73 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$83,720
110
74 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$83,690
260
75 Modesto, California
$83,480
190
76 Rockford, Illinois
$83,280
190
77 Roanoke, Virginia
$83,180
170
78 Texarkana-Texarkana, Texas
$83,070
70
79 Stockton, California
$83,050
310
80 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$82,930
70
81 Gainesville, Florida
$82,870
130
82 Bend, Oregon
$82,850
60
83 Asheville, North Carolina
$82,850
180
84 Johnson City, Tennessee
$82,850
80
85 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$82,740
130
86 Rome, Georgia
$82,690
40
87 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$82,660
630
88 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$82,610
410
89 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$82,420
80
90 Prescott, Arizona
$82,180
50
91 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$81,920
80
92 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$81,800
3,670
93 Dayton, Ohio
$81,650
410
94 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$81,570
710
95 Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$81,560
110
96 Jacksonville, Florida
$81,420
520
97 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$80,830
1,530
98 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$80,800
2,990
99 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$80,740
3,700
100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$80,410
320
See also: Highest paying industries for speech-language pathologists.