Speech Therapy Schools In Arkansas

Arkansas has 7 accredited speech therapy schools where speech therapy faculty who teach speech therapy classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the speech therapy academic community in Arkansas, and the future trends in speech therapy training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Speech Therapy
  • Masters degree in Speech Therapy
  • PhD degree in Speech Therapy


Schools

  1. University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

    4301 W Markham, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205-7199

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Arkansas

    Administration Bldg 425, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Arkansas State University-Main Campus

    2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Central Arkansas

    201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Ouachita Baptist University

    410 Ouachita St, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71998-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

Arkansas 3,090
National 322,680

Approximately 1% of the country's speech therapy professionals work in Arkansas state.

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In Arkansas

2,550 2,500 2,690 2,770 1,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arkansas, speech therapy is a shrinking field. In Arkansas, 1,100 less speech therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of speech therapy professionals has shrunk by 43%. This decline is slower than the change in the number of speech therapy professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of speech therapy professionals has shrunk by 62% from 2006 to 2010.

Speech Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$35,900 $27,793 $28,297 $47,570 $60,390
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by speech therapy professionals is increasing in Arkansas. The mean salary for speech therapy professionals in 2006 was $35,900 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $60,390 per year.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
$40,120
25th percentile
$46,480
50th percentile
$57,070
75th percentile
$71,440
90th percentile
$90,910

Thus, there was a 41% growth in speech therapy professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 127% pay differential between the highest paid speech therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of speech therapy in Arkansas.

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Speech Therapy
$46,203

In Arkansas, speech therapy professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Speech Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arkansas

associate
0
bachelor
6
master
7
doctor
5
Certificate
0
Total18

As the number of speech therapy professionals is decreasing in Arkansas state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited speech therapy schools in Arkansas state is increasing. In 2006, 202 students graduated from speech therapy courses in Arkansas. And in 2010, 283 students graduated.

This represents a 40% increase in the number of speech therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Arkansas state. 39% of these graduates received a master's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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