Just like the people and places that we work with, a Speech Therapist salary is dependent on different factors. Some of these include:
In May 2008 the The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the following about Speech Pathologists salary:
According to the Bureau's statistics, skilled nursing facilities were the highest paying setting to work in, with home health care services running a close second.
A Speech Language Pathologist certainly doesn't make as much as a corporate CEO, but then again...
Many jobs need great individuals that care for people.
Being an SLP is one of them. Whether working in a school, hospital, home, or university...
...SLPs care more about people than the money.