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After graduation, speech-language pathology graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $58,544, while the bottom 20% make closer to $25,957. The median grad salary is $38,983.
Speech-Language Pathology graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology is $28,430, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $41,183.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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