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Speech-Language Pathologists Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of speech-language pathologists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare speech-language pathologists salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Speech-Language Pathologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,330
25th Percentile Wage
$19,310
50th Percentile Wage
$61,740
75th Percentile Wage
$88,210
90th Percentile Wage
$110,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for speech-language pathologists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) speech-language pathologists is $110,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid speech-language pathologists is $18,330.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of speech-language pathologists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,740-41.55%-0.76%
201587,3909.47%-
201479,1100.82%-
201378,46020.71%-
201262,210--

Compare Speech-Language Pathologists Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of speech-language pathologists in two industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. For detailed speech-language pathologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$86,950
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$61,740

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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