Speech-Language Pathology Salary in New Jersey

Speech-language pathologists in New Jersey who were in the 75th percentile, typically those with experience, earned an average salary of $102,500 as of 2015 according to the state’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development. SLPs on average earned $84,870 a year. The comparable hourly wages for these categories ranged from $40.80 to $49.30.


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Salaries for Speech-Language Pathologists in New Jersey’s Most Populated Counties

Atlantic County:

  • Annual: $75,040 – $90,290
  • Hourly: $36.10 – $43.40

Cape May County:

  • Annual: $76,380 – $90,160
  • Hourly: $36.70 – $43.35

Cumberland County:

  • Annual: $65,150 – $77,830
  • Hourly: $31.30 – $37.40

Mercer County:

  • Annual: $80,710 – $94,990
  • Hourly: $38.80 – $45.65

Salem County:

  • Annual: $83,250 – $102,630
  • Hourly: $40.00 – $49.35

Warren County:

  • Annual: $71,930 – $87,160
  • Hourly: $34.60 – $41.90

A High Concentration of Jobs in a Growing Field

New Jersey boasted the 5th highest concentration of jobs for speech-language pathologists in 2015 according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The state’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development reported that the number of jobs for SLPs will increase by 8.7% between 2012 and 2022. This level of growth should result in 130 jobs becoming available on average each year during the ten-year period of these projections.

The number of jobs for speech-language pathologists will increase dramatically in certain counties. For instance, the level of growth in Ocean County should be 2.5-fold greater than that in New Jersey overall:

  • Ocean County—21.5%
  • Passaic County—19.8%
  • Camden County—14.1%
  • Monmouth County—14.1%
  • Hudson County—11.0%
  • Essex County—10.7%
  • Union County—10.7%

As befits a state with an exceptionally high concentration of SLPs, New Jersey offers a number of outpatient clinics that offer therapy by speech-language pathologists:

  • Berkeley Heights: Paula A. Aichele, MA
  • Bloomsbury: Speech-Language Therapy – Karen L. Gliniecki
  • Bordentown: Speech Academy, LLC
  • Camden: Cooper Speech & Hearing
  • Cedar Grove: Holsman Physical Therapy & Rehab
  • Chatham: Chatham Speech & Language
  • Cherry Hill: MJ KIDZ
  • Cliffside Park: Speech & Hearing Associates
  • Clifton: Kid Clan
  • Denville: Speech Therapy Center, LLC
  • East Brunswick: NJ Pediatric Feeding
  • Freehold: Amy Bernstein, MA
  • Hoboken: Kids Communicate
  • Hoboken: Shine Bright Speech
  • Jersey City: Logos Speech Therapy
  • Lakewood: Brainbuilders, LLC
  • Lakewood: Jacob Leitman, MA
  • Manalapan: MidState Therapy Associates
  • Manasquan: Jersey Shore Speech Therapy, LLC
  • Marlton: Speak To Me Kids
  • Martinsville: Kidtherapy, LLC
  • Metuchen: Ratiner Speech and Language Therapy
  • Montclair: Montclair Speech Therapy: Lori Caplan
  • Morganville: The Speech Tree
  • Morristown: Morris Speech Therapy Associates, LLC
  • Morristown: Talk Time | Speech-Language Therapy
  • Nutley: All Star Speech Therapy
  • Pompton Lakes: Insight Speech Pathology
  • Princeton: Princeton Speech-Language & Learning Center
  • Princeton Junction: JoAnn G. Ficca, Med
  • Ramsey: Scanlon Speech Therapy, LLC
  • Ramsey: Treehouse Pediatric Therapy
  • Sea Girt: Cornerstore Speech & Language LLC
  • Secaucus: Speech & Hearing Associates
  • Short Hills: Suburban Speech Center
  • Shrewsbury: Abilities in Action
  • Somerset: Smart Speech Therapy, LLC
  • Somerville: Speech Partners
  • Sparta Township: Mc Givney Randi
  • Summit: Communikids
  • Teaneck: Horizon Speech Therapy Services
  • Wayne: Talk Moore Speech Services
  • West Creek: Speech Pathology Solutions, LLC
  • Westfield: Speech & Hearing Associates
  • Westwood: Paul Korik, MS CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathology Salaries in New Jersey

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics provides a detailed analysis of salaries for speech-language pathologists by percentile in New Jersey’s major cities as of 2015:

Area name
Annual mean wage
Atlantic City-Hammonton NJ
Camden NJ Metropolitan Division
Newark NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
Trenton NJ
Vineland-Bridgeton NJ

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