Speech Therapy Schools In West Virginia

Speech Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited speech therapy schools in West Virginia. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the speech therapy academic community in West Virginia, 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


  1. Marshall University

    1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington, West Virginia 25755

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. West Virginia University

    Stewart Hall, University Avenue, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6201

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

West Virginia 2,190
National 322,680

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

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In West Virginia

1,370 1,690 1,830 2,130 1,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Speech Therapy is a shrinking field in West Virginia. There were 350 less speech therapy professionals working in West Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 26% 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 West Virginia

$38,205 $40,740 $41,013 $41,047 $54,970
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to speech therapy professionals are growing in West Virginia. Speech therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $38,205 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $54,970 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in West Virginia

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Thus, speech therapy professionals' salaries grew by 30% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of West Virginia, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of speech therapy. The pay differential between the highest paid speech therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 151%

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Speech Therapy

In West Virginia, 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 West Virginia


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited speech therapy schools in West Virginia is decreasing. In 2006, 105 students graduated from speech therapy courses in West Virginia. And in 2010, 105 students graduated.

Thus there was a 0% percent decrease in the number of speech therapy school degree or certificate graduates in West Virginia. Most of these graduates, or 40%, earned a bachelor's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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