How much does a Speech and Language Pathologist - Nursing Home make in the United States? The average Speech and Language Pathologist - Nursing Home salary in the United States is $89,870 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $81,906 and $98,364. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. View the Cost of Living in Major Cities
In a nursing home environment, diagnoses and treats speech and language problems, and engages in scientific study of human communication. Evaluates speech and language skills as related to educational, medical, social, and psychological factors. Plans, directs, or conducts rehabilitative treatment programs to restore communicative efficiency of individuals with communication problems of organic and non-organic etiology. Follows doctor's prescriptions and determines the need for referral to a specialist. May require a certificate of clinical competence in speech-language pathology (CCC) and is expected to meet certain state licensing requirements. Requires a master's degree. Typically reports to a manager or director. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)
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