Speech Therapy Schools In Georgia

Georgia has 3 accredited speech therapy schools where speech therapy faculty who teach speech therapy classes can find employment. The trends in Georgia's speech therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in speech therapy includes speech therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. University of Georgia

    Athens, Georgia 30602

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Valdosta State University

    1500 N Patterson, Valdosta, Georgia 31698

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

    1601 Maple St, Carrollton, Georgia 30118-0001

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

Georgia 5,830
National 322,680

Of all of the speech therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In Georgia

5,960 4,970 5,130 4,870 2,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Georgia, the field of speech therapy is shrinking. There were 3,710 less speech therapy professionals working in Georgia in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 62% decline in the field. 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 Georgia

$42,230 $45,507 $46,987 $46,677 $64,540
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to speech therapy professionals are growing in Georgia. Speech therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $42,230 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $64,540 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
$40,660
25th percentile
$50,920
50th percentile
$64,040
75th percentile
$78,000
90th percentile
$91,200

This represents a 35% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of speech therapy, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid speech therapy professionals earning 124% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Georgia state.

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Georgia

Speech Therapy
$46,497

In Georgia, 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 Georgia

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total8

As the number of speech therapy professionals is decreasing in Georgia state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited speech therapy schools in Georgia state is increasing. In 2006, 172 students graduated from speech therapy courses in Georgia. And in 2010, 200 students graduated.

Thus there was a 16% percent increase in the number of speech therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia. A majority of these graduates, or 38%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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