Speech Therapy Schools In Kansas

In Kansas, there are 4 accredited schools where speech therapy classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Kansas' 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:

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


  1. Fort Hays State University

    600 Park St, Hays, Kansas 67601-4099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Kansas State University

    Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Wichita State University

    1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0124

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

Kansas 2,710
National 322,680

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

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In Kansas

1,900 2,110 2,110 2,370 1,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Speech Therapy is a shrinking field in Kansas. There were 760 less speech therapy professionals working in Kansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of speech therapy has shrunk by 40% in Kansas. This is slower than the trend for speech therapy professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of speech therapy professionals has shrunk by 62% between 2006 and 2010.

Speech Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$38,515 $42,683 $44,833 $45,813 $59,470
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to speech therapy professionals are growing in Kansas. In 2006 speech therapy professionals made a mean salary of $38,515 per year, and in 2010 they made $59,470 per year.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Kansas

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This represents a 35% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of speech therapy, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid speech therapy professionals earning 117% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Kansas state.

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Kansas

Speech Therapy

Speech therapy professionals in Kansas earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of speech therapy professionals is decreasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited speech therapy schools in Kansas state is increasing. In 2006 there were 145 speech therapy graduates from speech therapy courses in Kansas and in 2010 there were 201 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of speech therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas by 39%. 38% of these graduates received a doctor's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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