Speech-Language Pathologists Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,860
25th Percentile Wage
$65,980
50th Percentile Wage
$84,360
75th Percentile Wage
$101,210
90th Percentile Wage
$123,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for speech-language pathologists in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $123,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,860.

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
$84,360
2.58% 10.66%
2016
$82,180
7.05% -
2015
$76,390
2.84% -
2014
$74,220
-0.13% -
2013
$74,320
-1.41% -
2012
$75,370
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in state of Virginia ranges from $56,150 to $83,630. The highest paying area for speech-language pathologists in Virginia is Lynchburg with a median annual salary of $83,630. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Roanoke (mean annual salary $82,570). The lowest paying area is Danville with a median annual salary of $56,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lynchburg
$83,630
Roanoke
$82,570
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$82,400
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$79,390
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$76,530
Richmond
$76,230
Charlottesville
$75,910
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$72,540
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$70,940
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$69,950
Harrisonburg
$64,630
Danville
$56,150




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