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Speech Therapy Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

In Chicago, there are 2 speech therapy schools where speech therapy faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in speech therapy in the city of Chicago, which encompasses speech therapy training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Speech Therapy Employment

Chicago 4,520
Illinois 19,800

Of the 6,990 speech therapy professionals employed in Illinois, 4,520 work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, in Chicago, there has been a 61% decline in the number of speech therapy professionals. Overall employment in Chicago has increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Speech Therapy employment growth

16,740 19,330 20,930 20,330 6,990
11,680 13,030 13,940 13,300 4,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Speech Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$44,010 $48,193 $48,820 $49,073 $69,780
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

In Chicago, salaries for speech therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 Chicago speech therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $69,780. Four years earlier in 2006, speech therapy professionals in Chicago made an average salary of $44,010 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Chicago.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Chicago

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25th percentile
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75th percentile
90th percentile

Speech therapy professionals in Chicago make a median yearly salary of $68,100. The 10% of speech therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,940 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $105,360 per year.

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Chicago

Speech Therapy

On average speech therapy professionals in Chicago earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Chicago.

Educational Trends

Speech Therapy schools in Chicago


Many of Chicago's speech therapy professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited speech therapy schools in the city.

Speech Therapy Programs Offered In Chicago


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in speech therapy offered by Chicago's speech therapy schools.

Student Completed Speech Therapy Degrees In Chicago


Approximately 80 students completed speech therapy courses in 2010.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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