Speech-Language Pathologists Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Speech-Language Pathologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,570
25th Percentile Wage
$53,480
50th Percentile Wage
$65,540
75th Percentile Wage
$82,700
90th Percentile Wage
$103,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for speech-language pathologists in the industry sector of educational 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 $103,280. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid speech-language pathologists is $43,570.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201665,5402.29%3.59%
201564,0400.94%-
201463,4400.36%-
201363,2100.03%-
201263,190--

Compare Speech-Language Pathologists Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of speech-language pathologists in 16 industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for speech-language pathologists occupations is the educational support services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $77,190. The lowest paying industry is the educational support services - local government owned industry (annual salary $62,180). For detailed speech-language pathologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$77,190
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$73,730
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$70,900
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$69,060
Educational Services - State government owned
$68,520
Educational Services - Privately owned
$68,290
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$67,630
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$67,250
Other Schools and Instruction
$67,200
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$65,940
Educational Services
$65,540
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$65,490
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$65,430
Educational Services - Local government owned
$65,360
Educational Support Services
$64,440
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$62,180

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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