Speech-Language Pathologists Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for speech-language pathologists in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of speech-language pathologists among Massachusetts cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Speech-Language Pathologists in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,970
25th Percentile Wage
$64,460
50th Percentile Wage
$80,730
75th Percentile Wage
$97,620
90th Percentile Wage
$114,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for speech-language pathologists in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,970.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.50
25th Percentile Wage
$30.99
50th Percentile Wage
$38.81
75th Percentile Wage
$46.93
90th Percentile Wage
$55.09

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for speech-language pathologists in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $55.09. The median hourly salary is $38.81. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.50.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of speech-language pathologists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201680,7300.45%10.38%
201580,3704.31%-
201476,9101.51%-
201375,7504.49%-
201272,350--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Speech-Language Pathologists in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in state of Massachusetts ranges from $62,450 to $95,570. The highest paying area for speech-language pathologists in Massachusetts is Pittsfield with a median annual salary of $95,570. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is New Bedford (mean annual salary $87,820). The lowest paying area is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton with a median annual salary of $62,450.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pittsfield
$95,570
New Bedford
$87,820
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$85,380
Peabody
$84,400
Barnstable Town
$82,740
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$80,800
Springfield
$79,110
Worcester
$77,740
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$74,680
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$74,010
Framingham
$71,360
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$69,020
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$62,450


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