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Speech Therapy Schools In Arizona

Arizona has 5 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 Arizona, and the future trends in speech therapy training at the following levels:


  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Estrella Mountain Community College

    3000 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, Arizona 85323-1000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

Arizona 5,070
National 322,680

Of all of the speech therapy professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In Arizona

4,160 4,380 4,910 4,690 2,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, the field of speech therapy is shrinking. In Arizona, 1,700 less speech therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 41% decline in the field. This decline is slower 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 Arizona

$36,837 $39,447 $40,737 $44,020 $63,470
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to speech therapy professionals are growing in Arizona. Speech therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $36,837 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $63,470 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Arizona

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Thus, speech therapy professionals' salaries grew by 42% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Arizona state, within the field of speech therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid speech therapy professionals earn 170% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Arizona

Speech Therapy

In Arizona, 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 Arizona


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited speech therapy schools in Arizona is increasing. In Arizona, there were 226 graduates in 2006. And there were 272 graduates from speech therapy courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 20% percent increase in the number of speech therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona. 33% of these graduates received an doctor's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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