Speech Therapy Schools In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has 17 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 Pennsylvania, and the future trends in speech therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

    400 E Second St, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815

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  2. California University of Pennsylvania

    250 University Ave, California, Pennsylvania 15419-1394

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  3. Clarion University of Pennsylvania

    840 Wood St, Clarion, Pennsylvania 16214

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  4. Duquesne University

    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

    200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301-2999

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  6. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

    219 Meadville Street, Edinboro, Pennsylvania 16444-0001

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  7. Geneva College

    3200 College Ave, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania 15010-3599

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  8. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

    1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705-1098

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  9. La Salle University

    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

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  10. Marywood University

    2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-1598

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  11. Misericordia University

    301 Lake St, Dallas, Pennsylvania 18612-1098

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  12. Salus University

    8360 Old York Rd, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania 19027-6262

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  13. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

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  16. Thiel College

    75 College Ave, Greenville, Pennsylvania 16125-2181

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  17. West Chester University of Pennsylvania

    University Avenue and High Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

Pennsylvania 10,790
National 322,680

Approximately 4% of the country's speech therapy professionals work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In Pennsylvania

11,470 10,860 10,550 9,820 4,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Pennsylvania, speech therapy is a shrinking field. In Pennsylvania, 7,470 less speech therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Pennsylvania, this field has shrunk by 65% in four years. 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 Pennsylvania

$48,157 $48,953 $51,693 $51,047 $70,870
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
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 Pennsylvania. In 2006 speech therapy professionals made a mean salary of $48,157 per year, and in 2010 they made $70,870 per year.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$45,320
25th percentile
$54,920
50th percentile
$68,070
75th percentile
$85,160
90th percentile
$105,390

This represents a growth in salaries of 32%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 133% 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 Pennsylvania.

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Speech Therapy
$52,200

In Pennsylvania, 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 Pennsylvania

associate
0
bachelor
15
master
14
doctor
5
Certificate
0
Total34

The number of students graduating from the 17 accredited speech therapy schools in Pennsylvania is increasing. In 2006 there were 878 speech therapy graduates from speech therapy courses in Pennsylvania and in 2010 there were 1,294 graduates.

Thus there was a 47% percent increase in the number of speech therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania. 44% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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