Assess and treat persons with speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders. May select alternative communication systems and teach their use. May perform research related to speech and language problems.
- About 48 percent worked in educational services; most others were employed by healthcare and social assistance facilities.
- A master's degree in speech-language pathology is the standard educational requirement; almost all States regulate these workers, and licensing requirements vary.
- Favorable job opportunities are expected.
|Personality||I like helping others|