Speech Therapy Schools In California

California has 24 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 California, and the future trends in speech therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. American River College

    4700 College Oak Dr, Sacramento, California 95841-4286

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  2. Biola University

    13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, California 90639-0001

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. California State University-Chico

    First and Normal Sts, Chico, California 95929-0150

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  4. California State University-Fresno

    5241 N Maple Ave, Fresno, California 93740

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  5. California State University-Fullerton

    800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, California 92831-3599

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  6. California State University-East Bay

    25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, Hayward, California 94542

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  7. California State University-Long Beach

    1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, California 90840-0115

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  8. California State University-Los Angeles

    5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, California 90032

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  9. California State University-Northridge

    18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, California 91330

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  10. California State University-Sacramento

    6000 J St, Sacramento, California 95819-2694

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  11. University of California-San Diego

    9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

    37 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Cerritos College

    11110 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk, California 90650-6298

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  13. Crafton Hills College

    11711 Sand Canyon Road, Yucaipa, California 92399-1799

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  14. Grossmont College

    8800 Grossmont College Dr, El Cajon, California 92020-1799

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  15. Loma Linda University

    Loma Linda, California 92350

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  16. Orange Coast College

    2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, California 92626

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  17. University of the Pacific

    3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95211-0197

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Pasadena City College

    1570 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, California 91106-2003

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  19. Santa Ana College

    1530 W. 17th Street, Santa Ana, California 92706-3398

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  20. University of Redlands

    1200 E. Colton Ave, Redlands, California 92373-0999

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  21. San Diego State University

    5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, California 92182

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. San Francisco State University

    1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132

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  23. San Joaquin Delta College

    5151 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95207

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  24. San Jose State University

    1 Washington Sq, San Jose, California 95192-0001

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

California 34,240
National 322,680

Of all of the speech therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 8% work in California state.

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In California

38,320 36,430 33,160 32,570 9,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Speech Therapy is a shrinking field in California. In 2010 there were 29,230 less speech therapy professionals working in California than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of speech therapy has shrunk by 76% in California. This decline is faster 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 California

$52,537 $55,103 $55,627 $54,690 $81,910
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by speech therapy professionals is increasing in California. In 2006 speech therapy professionals made a mean salary of $52,537 per year, and in 2010 they made $81,910 per year.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in California

10th percentile
$54,200
25th percentile
$67,230
50th percentile
$82,460
75th percentile
$96,110
90th percentile
$112,220

This represents a growth in salaries of 36%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In California state, within the field of speech therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid speech therapy professionals earn 107% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in California

Speech Therapy
$54,410

In California, speech therapy professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
8
bachelor
15
master
13
doctor
3
Certificate
8
Total47

The number of students graduating from the 24 accredited speech therapy schools in California is increasing. In 2006, 784 students graduated from speech therapy courses in California. And in 2010, 1,213 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of speech therapy school degree or certificate graduates in California by 55%. A majority of these graduates, or 32%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in California

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