Speech-Language Pathologists Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for speech-language pathologists in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of speech-language pathologists amongst West Virginia 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,900
25th Percentile Wage
$45,950
50th Percentile Wage
$58,180
75th Percentile Wage
$73,640
90th Percentile Wage
$95,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for speech-language pathologists in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,900.

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
$58,180
0.67% 6.82%
2016
$57,790
-1.47% -
2015
$58,640
7.59% -
2014
$54,190
-3.25% -
2013
$55,950
3.11% -
2012
$54,210
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in state of West Virginia ranges from $48,930 to $89,630. The highest paying area for speech-language pathologists in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $89,630. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Cumberland (mean annual salary $80,660). The lowest paying area is Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $48,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$89,630
Cumberland
$80,660
Winchester
$79,820
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$78,480
Huntington-Ashland
$69,300
Charleston
$60,260
Morgantown
$58,230
Wheeling
$57,420
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$56,090
Steubenville-Weirton
$55,590
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$54,130
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$48,930




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