Salary for Speech-Language Pathology Assistants

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Speech-language pathology assistants provide support to speech-language pathologists by preparing materials, keeping records, stocking supplies, scheduling activities, and testing equipment to ensure proper performance. These individuals may also implement treatment plans under the direction of speech-language pathologists, and assist in the screening of patients. They may also supervise patients use and mastery of alternative communication methods. Some college education is required for this position.

A Speech-Language Pathology Assistant will normally get an average wage ranging between $24,700 - $61,120 depending on levels of tenure. will normally get an average salary of fourty-one thousand four hundred and thirty dollars on a yearly basis.

receive the highest compensation in District of Columbia, which has average pay levels of about $53,840. They can get the best pay in Finance and Insurance, which has normal pay levels of $52,180.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 51.43 percent nationwide in that time.


Speech-Language Pathology Assistants tend to make the most in the following industries:

Finance and Insurance
Public Administration
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Educational Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Health Care and Social Assistance
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Retail Trade