Speech-Language Pathology Salary in Arizona

Arizona’s speech-language pathologists in the top ten percent earned an average salary of $97,400 as of 2015 according to the state’s Office of Employment & Population Statistics. Earnings on average were $68,790 that year.

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Speech-language pathologists ranked 15th on Arizona’s list of graduate degree occupations ranked by openings, wages, growth, skills, and turnover for the ten-year period ending in 2020. The Arizona Office of Employment & Population Statistics predicts the number of jobs for SLPs will increase by 22.2% during this time frame.

The Speech-Language Pathology Profession Offers Rewarding Careers

In addition to earning high salaries, SLP has been documented to be a rewarding profession. In fact, speech-language pathology made the list of the 25 most meaningful jobs that pay well prepared from a survey of more than two million workers by the compensation specialist company PayScale.

In addition to academic SLP centers and schools that offer a broad array of therapy options, Arizona offers a number of private clinics that specialize in speech-language pathology:

Phoenix:

  • A World with Words Speech & Language Therapy
  • Bilingual Speech Language Pathology Services
  • Kid Talk & Play
  • SLP Services, Inc.
  • Sonia S. Ackerman

Mesa:

  • Darrell L. Jensen, MS
  • E.E.K. Arizona
  • Teal Door Speech Therapy

Scottsdale:

  • Eat, Talk, and Play Therapy LLC
  • Foundations Developmental House

Tucson:

  • Jenny’s Speech & Learning Clinic
  • MICELI Speech Therapy & Stuttering SolutionsTM
  • Saguaro Speech & Language
  • Speech Center—Southern Arizona
  • Therapy Group of Tucson, PLLC

Gilbert:

  • Advanced Therapy Solutions
  • North Scottsdale Speech
  • Suttering and Speech Therapy of Arizona

Chandler:

  • Pediatric Speech & Language
  • Ridge Zeller Therapy

Tempe:

  • Arizona Speech Pathology

Salaries of Speech-Language Pathologists Throughout Arizona

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics provides detailed salary data for speech-language pathologists in Arizona’s major cities and its nonmetropolitan area as of 2015:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Flagstaff AZ
60
66840
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale AZ
1440
70990
Prescott AZ
50
80180
Tucson AZ
350
62680
Yuma AZ
40
61340
Arizona nonmetropolitan area
80
60680

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