Career Outlook for Speech-Language Pathologists

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Also known as:
Language Pathologist, Public School Speech Clinician, Public School Speech Therapist, Speech and Language Specialist, Speech Clinician, Speech Pathologist, Speech Therapist

The overall job outlook for Speech-Language Pathologist careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 66.31 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 4.14 percent per year. Demand for Speech-Language Pathologists is expected to go up, with an expected 54,650 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 4.09 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Speech-Language Pathologists in the following states

California 14,640
Texas 14,220
New York 12,950
Florida 8,370
Illinois 7,370
Ohio 6,230
Pennsylvania 5,830
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Speech-Language Pathologists

Puerto Rico
150
Wyoming
240
Alaska
260
Vermont
280
Hawaii
310
South Dakota
360
Montana
370