Speech Therapy Schools In Louisiana

There are 10 accredited speech therapy schools in Louisiana for faculty who teach speech therapy classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of speech therapy and speech therapy training in Louisiana, which includes speech therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans

    433 Bolivar St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112-2223

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Louisiana Tech University

    305 Wisteria, Ruston, Louisiana 71272

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Nicholls State University

    University Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, Louisiana 70310

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  5. University of Louisiana Monroe

    700 University Avenue, Monroe, Louisiana 71209-0000

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  6. Southeastern Louisiana University

    548 Western Ave., Hammond, Louisiana 70402

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  7. Southern University and A & M College

    Southern Branch Post Office, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    104 University Circle, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Xavier University of Louisiana

    One Drexel Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70125-1098

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  10. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport

    1501 Kings Hwy, Shreveport, Louisiana 71103

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

Louisiana 5,270
National 322,680

Of all of the speech therapy professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Louisiana.

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In Louisiana

3,600 3,920 4,010 4,450 1,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Louisiana, the field of speech therapy is shrinking. There were 2,300 less speech therapy professionals working in Louisiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of speech therapy professionals has shrunk by 64%. This decline is faster than the national trend for speech therapy professionals which shows a 62% decrease in the number of speech therapy professionals working around the nation.

Speech Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$42,310 $45,010 $46,620 $51,800 $60,780
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of speech therapy professionals is declining, the salaries paid to speech therapy professionals are increasing in Louisiana. In 2006 speech therapy professionals made a mean salary of $42,310 per year, and in 2010 they made $60,780 per year.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$40,690
25th percentile
$48,020
50th percentile
$55,710
75th percentile
$68,830
90th percentile
$92,350

This represents a growth in salaries of 30%. 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 Louisiana.

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Speech Therapy
$45,620

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
8
master
8
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total20

The number of students graduating from the 10 accredited speech therapy schools in Louisiana is increasing. In 2006, 297 students graduated from speech therapy courses in Louisiana. And in 2010, 321 students graduated.

Thus there was a 8% percent increase in the number of speech therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana. Most of these graduates, or 40%, earned a bachelor's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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