Speech-Language Pathologists Salary Information in Minnesota

The average annual and hourly salaries for speech-language pathologists in the state of Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of speech-language pathologists among Minnesota metropolitan areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,030
25th Percentile Wage
$59,310
50th Percentile Wage
$71,620
75th Percentile Wage
$84,360
90th Percentile Wage
$109,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for speech-language pathologists in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $109,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,030.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of speech-language pathologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$71,620
4.94% 7.01%
2016
$68,080
0.48% -
2015
$67,750
-1.31% -
2014
$68,640
-1.17% -
2013
$69,440
4.09% -
2012
$66,600
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in state of Minnesota ranges from $55,180 to $77,150. The highest paying area for speech-language pathologists in Minnesota is Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $77,150. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is Rochester (mean annual salary $73,770). The lowest paying area is Mankato-North Mankato with a median annual salary of $55,180.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$77,150
Rochester
$73,770
St Cloud
$70,240
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$64,150
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$63,260
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$58,170
Mankato-North Mankato
$55,180




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