Speech-Language Pathologists Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for speech-language pathologists in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of speech-language pathologists among Missouri 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,550
25th Percentile Wage
$52,730
50th Percentile Wage
$69,890
75th Percentile Wage
$84,470
90th Percentile Wage
$98,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for speech-language pathologists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,550.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.46
25th Percentile Wage
$25.35
50th Percentile Wage
$33.60
75th Percentile Wage
$40.61
90th Percentile Wage
$47.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for speech-language pathologists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.47. The median hourly salary is $33.60. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.46.

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
201669,8904.64%2.05%
201566,6501.65%-
201465,550-0.70%-
201366,010-3.71%-
201268,460--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in state of Missouri ranges from $36,290 to $88,710. The highest paying area for speech-language pathologists in Missouri is Columbia with a median annual salary of $88,710. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers (mean annual salary $88,060). The lowest paying area is St Joseph with a median annual salary of $36,290.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbia
$88,710
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$88,060
Kansas City
$73,540
St Louis
$69,300
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$68,510
Springfield
$67,240
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$65,920
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$57,410
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$54,380
Jefferson City
$51,060
Joplin
$50,210
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$39,290
St Joseph
$36,290


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