Speech Therapy Schools In Missouri

Speech Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 10 accredited speech therapy schools in Missouri. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of speech therapy and speech therapy training in Missouri, 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. University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, Missouri 64093

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Fontbonne University

    6800 Wydown Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63105-3098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. A T Still University of Health Sciences

    800 W Jefferson, Kirksville, Missouri 63501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of Missouri-Columbia

    105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Truman State University

    100 E Normal, Kirksville, Missouri 63501-4221

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

    1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2561

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Saint Louis University-Main Campus

    One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Southeast Missouri State University

    One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701-9980

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Washington University in St Louis

    One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130-4899

    14 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

Missouri 5,660
National 322,680

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

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In Missouri

5,020 5,220 5,070 5,610 2,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Speech Therapy is a shrinking field in Missouri. 2,310 less speech therapy professionals were working in Missouri in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of speech therapy has shrunk by 46% in Missouri. 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 Missouri

$40,643 $40,880 $44,987 $46,870 $64,050
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
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 Missouri. The mean salary for speech therapy professionals in 2006 was $40,643 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $64,050 per year.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$38,830
25th percentile
$47,960
50th percentile
$61,810
75th percentile
$79,410
90th percentile
$93,620

This represents a 37% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Missouri state, within the field of speech therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid speech therapy professionals earn 141% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Missouri

Speech Therapy
$48,147

In Missouri, 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 Missouri

associate
0
bachelor
8
master
9
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total21

As the number of speech therapy professionals is decreasing in Missouri state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited speech therapy schools in Missouri state is increasing. In Missouri, there were 563 graduates in 2006. And there were 736 graduates from speech therapy courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 31% percent increase in the number of speech therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri. 43% of these graduates received a master's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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The number of speech therapy faculty, growth in the field of speech therapy academia and speech therapy faculty salaries in Missouri, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching speech therapy courses to students at the bachelors degree in speech therapy, masters degree in speech therapy, and doctoral degree in speech therapy levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of speech therapy in Missouri. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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