Speech-Language Pathology Assistants

General Information

Description

Assist speech-language pathologists in the assessment and treatment of speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders. Implement speech and language programs or activities as planned and directed by speech-language pathologists. Monitor the use of alternative communication devices and systems.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$39,530

State-by-state Salary

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$53,580
$26,660
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 29%
  • Master's degree 24%
  • High school 20%
  • Post-secondary certificate 16%
  • Some college 4%
  • Post baccalaureate 3%
  • Associate's degree 2%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Psychology
  • English Language
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Clerical
  • Computers and Electronics

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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