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 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,190
25th Percentile Wage
$54,370
50th Percentile Wage
$74,640
75th Percentile Wage
$92,230
90th Percentile Wage
$105,040

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 $105,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,190.

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
$74,640
6.36% 8.28%
2016
$69,890
4.64% -
2015
$66,650
1.65% -
2014
$65,550
-0.70% -
2013
$66,010
-3.71% -
2012
$68,460
- -

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 $45,440 to $102,480. The highest paying area for speech-language pathologists in Missouri is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $102,480. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Columbia (mean annual salary $80,520). The lowest paying area is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$102,480
Columbia
$80,520
Springfield
$80,100
Jefferson City
$79,380
St Louis
$78,090
Kansas City
$74,050
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$68,740
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$68,160
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$67,960
St Joseph
$65,500
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$51,630
Joplin
$49,160
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$45,440




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