There are currently an estimated 145,100 speech language pathologists in the United States. The speech language pathologist job market is expected to grow by 17.8% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are speech language pathologists?
CareerExplorer rates speech language pathologists with a B+ employability rating, meaning this career should provide good employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 29,000 speech language pathologists. That number is based on 25,900 additional speech language pathologists, and the retirement of 3,100 existing speech language pathologists.
What’s the supply of speech language pathologists?
The speech language pathologist industry is concentrated in Texas, New York, California
Speech Language Pathologist job market by state
|State Name||Employed Speech Language Pathologists|
|District of Columbia||270|