Speech Pathologist

Jordan Haug

What do they do?

  • Evaluate the level of speech or language difficulty
  • Determine communication problems by having a patient complete basic reading and vocalizing tasks
  • Create individualized treatment plans

Job Environment

  • 41% work in schools
  • 17% work in offices
  • 13% work in hospitals
  • 5% work in nursing homes

How do you become one and what's their pay?

  • Typically need a masters degree
  • They must be licensed in most states
  • The median annual wage is $69,870
  • The range varies from $44,380 to $107,650

Job Outlook

The need for the job is said to grow 19% from 2012 - 2022.

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