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 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,700
25th Percentile Wage
$60,040
50th Percentile Wage
$75,270
75th Percentile Wage
$99,000
90th Percentile Wage
$129,290

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 $129,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,700.

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
$75,270
2.92% 14.45%
2016
$73,070
2.71% -
2015
$71,090
4.15% -
2014
$68,140
2.13% -
2013
$66,690
3.45% -
2012
$64,390
- -

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 $52,640 to $96,530. The highest paying area for speech-language pathologists in Texas is Wichita Falls with a median annual salary of $96,530. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $87,510). The lowest paying area is San Angelo with a median annual salary of $52,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wichita Falls
$96,530
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$87,510
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$87,320
Victoria
$86,290
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$81,320
Texarkana-Texarkana
$81,080
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$81,050
Tyler
$79,110
Sherman-Denison
$74,850
Brownsville-Harlingen
$74,610
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$73,460
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$72,720
El Paso
$72,480
Abilene
$70,610
Amarillo
$70,420
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$69,190
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$68,710
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$68,500
Odessa
$66,900
Waco
$66,420
Fort Worth-Arlington
$65,980
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$65,380
Corpus Christi
$64,870
Laredo
$63,870
Lubbock
$62,220
College Station-Bryan
$61,950
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$61,840
Midland
$61,550
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$57,530
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$56,490
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$55,630
Longview
$53,160
San Angelo
$52,640




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