Speech Pathologists

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Occupation Description

Speech-Language pathologists evaluate and work with persons suffering from speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders. They may select substitute communication systems and impart their use. They also perform investigation related to speech and language difficulties.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

121690

Job Openings By 2020

52300

Growth Rate

23.4%

Required Education

Master's degree
Specific Programs:
Masters in Speech Pathology

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth