Speech-Language Pathologists Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for speech-language pathologists in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of speech-language pathologists among Texas 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,240
25th Percentile Wage
$57,650
50th Percentile Wage
$73,070
75th Percentile Wage
$98,930
90th Percentile Wage
$128,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for speech-language pathologists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,240.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.71
25th Percentile Wage
$27.72
50th Percentile Wage
$35.13
75th Percentile Wage
$47.56
90th Percentile Wage
$61.95

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for speech-language pathologists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.95. The median hourly salary is $35.13. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.71.

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
201673,0702.71%11.88%
201571,0904.15%-
201468,1402.13%-
201366,6903.45%-
201264,390--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in state of Texas ranges from $54,750 to $99,860. The highest paying area for speech-language pathologists in Texas is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $99,860. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Wichita Falls (mean annual salary $94,830). The lowest paying area is Longview with a median annual salary of $54,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$99,860
Wichita Falls
$94,830
Tyler
$88,130
Victoria
$86,290
Texarkana-Texarkana
$83,070
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$80,740
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$79,140
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$77,090
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$74,360
Brownsville-Harlingen
$74,150
Midland
$72,570
Sherman-Denison
$72,420
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$72,210
Abilene
$68,270
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$66,860
Fort Worth-Arlington
$66,040
El Paso
$65,640
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$64,880
Corpus Christi
$64,570
Odessa
$63,310
Lubbock
$63,130
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$62,390
Laredo
$62,380
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$62,080
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$61,850
College Station-Bryan
$61,740
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$59,950
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$58,140
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$57,860
Amarillo
$56,480
Waco
$55,590
San Angelo
$54,780
Longview
$54,750


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