Speech Language Pathologist

Jasmin De La Cruz

Duties/Responsibilities

Speech Pathologist diagnose speech/swallowing problems. They interact w/ a variety of other doctors to find ways to better their patients speech & swallowing problems to better communicate w/ others.

Hrs/ Working Conditions

The average hours worked are 40hrs weekly, They work in schools, hospitals, healthcare facilities, &even go to their patience house.

$ Pay

Median annual pay is about $67,000

Skills

-patience

-critical thinking

-compassion

-detail oriented

-listening skills

-speaking skills

Education Required

Master's Degree

*licensure by the American Speech Language Hearing Association

Occupational Outlook

23% growth

SCHOOLS ?

Illinois State University