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The number of 'Speech-Language Pathologists' job openings is expected to rise 21.3% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Speech-Language Pathologists' was $84,140, or $40.45 per hour
'Speech-Language Pathologists' were paid 81.7% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
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As of 2022 there were 162,760 people employed as Speech-Language Pathologists within the United States.
This represents around 0.11% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 908 people are employed as Speech-Language Pathologists.
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.
SOC Code: 29-1127.00
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