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Speech-Language Pathologists

Job Information

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
Salary $69,100/yr ($34.55/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Masters