Speech Therapy in Pennsylvania

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Schools Offering Speech Therapy Programs in Pennsylvania


Around 0.3% of Pennsylvania's graduates graduate from speech therapy degree programs every year. Thus, Pennsylvania's 17 speech therapy schools put out approximately 1,294 speech therapists each year.

Top Schools

Temple University, which was ranked 24th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a speech therapy program. It is located in Philadelphia. 75 students graduated with a degree in speech therapy from Temple University in 2010. Temple University charged in-state students $12,424 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Pennsylvania with a speech therapy program is Duquesne University, which is located in Pittsburgh. In 2010, it was ranked 29th nationwide. 54 students graduated with degree in speech therapy from Duquesne University in 2010. Duquesne University charged in-state students $27,502 in tuition fees per year.

West Chester University of Pennsylvania, which was ranked 29th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a speech therapy program. It is located in West Chester. In 2010, West Chester University of Pennsylvania graduated 64 students from its speech therapy programs. Students at West Chester University of Pennsylvania paid $7,680 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Pennsylvania speech therapy school, average tuition will be $15,069 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $7,456 per year to $33,700 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Pennsylvania speech therapy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. La Salle University - located in Philadelphia, students are charged $33,700 per year
  2. Duquesne University - located in Pittsburgh, students are charged $27,502 per year
  3. Marywood University - located in Scranton, students are charged $27,150 per year

The speech therapy schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Pennsylvania were:

  1. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania - located in Bloomsburg, students are charged $7,456 per year
  2. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus - located in Indiana, students are charged $7,571 per year
  3. West Chester University of Pennsylvania - located in West Chester, students are charged $7,680 per year

A speech therapy degree from a Pennsylvania school... what next?

A large number of Pennsylvania speech therapy graduates become speech therapists. In 2010, there were 510 speech therapists working in Pennsylvania. The largest populations of Pennsylvania speech therapists are working in the following counties:

  1. Bucks County - 190 speech therapists
  2. Allegheny County - 130 speech therapists
  3. Warren County - 40 speech therapists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of speech therapists is expected to grow by 4% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,250 speech therapists working in the Pennsylvania then.

Salary

On average, a speech therapist earns a salary of $53,770 per year in Pennsylvania state. A speech therapist in the following Pennsylvania counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Bucks County - $56,850 per year
  2. Warren County - $53,280 per year
  3. Allegheny County - $50,980 per year

The Pennsylvania counties with the lowest average salary for speech therapists are:

  1. Allegheny County - $50,980 per year
  2. Warren County - $53,280 per year
  3. Bucks County - $56,850 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in speech therapy in Pennsylvania and to compare salaries with various related fields such as speech therapy or allied health, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Speech Therapy in Pennsylvania
  • Master's Degree in Speech Therapy in Pennsylvania
  • Doctoral Degree in Speech Therapy in Pennsylvania

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,591 miles from location Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park PA 51.8091 36% 45,185
5,442 miles from location Temple University Philadelphia PA 75.8549 37% 36,507
5,697 miles from location University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh PA 43.8628 30% 28,328
5,657 miles from location Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana PA 62.2216 44% 14,638
5,465 miles from location West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester PA 68.2829 34% 14,211
5,699 miles from location Duquesne University Pittsburgh PA 70.5909 28% 10,294
5,520 miles from location Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Bloomsburg PA 65.1518 29% 9,512
5,691 miles from location California University of Pennsylvania California PA 28.8295 46% 9,017
5,718 miles from location Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Edinboro PA 27.8867 44% 8,286
5,455 miles from location East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania East Stroudsburg PA 60.9016 29% 7,576
5,674 miles from location Clarion University of Pennsylvania Clarion PA 59.1034 44% 7,346
5,442 miles from location La Salle University Philadelphia PA 33.3563 24% 6,470
5,483 miles from location Marywood University Scranton PA 65.3953 34% 3,471
5,500 miles from location Misericordia University Dallas PA 32.4955 36% 2,736
5,719 miles from location Geneva College Beaver Falls PA 61.5316 36% 1,960
5,442 miles from location Salus University Elkins Park PA 0.139367 n/a 1,166
5,727 miles from location Thiel College Greenville PA 20.1419 30% 999
 

Curious what studying Speech Therapy gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Pennsylvania

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Speech-Language Pathologists + 4,000 $70,870 10.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are speech therapy related jobs in Pennsylvania