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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
$18,960
25th Percentile Wage
$19,630
50th Percentile Wage
$63,800
75th Percentile Wage
$90,970
90th Percentile Wage
$102,560

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 $102,560. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid speech-language pathologists is $18,960.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of speech-language pathologists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,800
3.23% 2.49%
2016
$61,740
-41.55% -
2015
$87,390
9.47% -
2014
$79,110
0.82% -
2013
$78,460
20.71% -
2012
$62,210
- -

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
$63,800

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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