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21.6% Jobs Projection
$82,170 Median Salary
940 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Speech-Language Pathologists in New York are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Speech-Language Pathologists in New York is growing faster than average.

  • Speech-Language Pathologists in New York earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Speech-Language Pathologists Work in New York?

12,750 people worked as Speech-Language Pathologists in 2018 in this state.

There were 12,090 Speech-Language Pathologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 660 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,840 Speech-Language Pathologists working in it, which means New York has more Speech-Language Pathologists than average.


Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Speech-Language Pathologists in this state are growing at a rate of 21.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 17.8%.


New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 940 annual job openings, and a total of 15,030 jobs for New York Speech-Language Pathologists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 10,400 annual jobs and 171,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Speech-Language Pathologists Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Speech-Language Pathologists ranged from $53,450 to $141,740 with $82,170 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.7 to $68.14. The median hourly rate was $39.5.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $38.24 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.26.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New York Metros for Speech-Language Pathologists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Speech-Language Pathologists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 13,560 $91,580
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 930 $69,800
Rochester, NY 780 $66,580
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 570 $62,700
Syracuse, NY 420 $74,790
Utica-Rome, NY 200 $72,780
Binghamton, NY 130 $70,530
Kingston, NY 80 $80,470
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 70 $61,820
Glens Falls, NY 50 $80,960
Elmira, NY 40 $92,270
Ithaca, NY 40 $57,630

Top States for Speech-Language Pathologists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Speech-Language Pathologists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 14,330 $71,940
California 13,220 $92,750
New York 12,750 $82,170
Florida 7,380 $76,820
Illinois 6,820 $74,930
New Jersey 6,340 $87,500
Ohio 5,470 $74,390
Pennsylvania 5,450 $74,660
North Carolina 4,430 $73,250
Massachusetts 4,060 $85,870
Michigan 3,950 $74,460
Colorado 3,540 $87,080
Missouri 3,400 $77,670
Georgia 3,300 $75,900
Washington 3,250 $73,250
Minnesota 3,190 $73,880
Virginia 3,160 $86,180
Tennessee 2,990 $79,790
Maryland 2,900 $86,610
Indiana 2,480 $74,240

Below are the states where Speech-Language Pathologists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $94,330
California $92,750
Connecticut $91,530
New Jersey $87,500
Colorado $87,080
Maryland $86,610
Virginia $86,180
Massachusetts $85,870
Alaska $85,200
Oregon $84,790

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