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Speech Therapy Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

In Columbia, there is only one speech therapy school where speech therapy faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of speech therapy and speech therapy education in Columbia, which includes speech therapy training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Speech Therapy Employment

Columbia 90
Missouri 5,660

Exactly 90 of the 2,710 speech therapy professionals employed in Missouri, work in Columbia. The number of speech therapy professionals in Columbia has shrunk by 50% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for speech therapy professionals in Columbia has decreased, overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Speech Therapy employment growth

5,020 5,220 5,070 5,610 2,710
180 180 170 190 90
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Speech Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$37,300 $39,640 $42,615 $43,625 $58,040
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

Salaries for speech therapy professionals in Columbia have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $58,040 per year was earned by speech therapy professionals in Columbia. Speech therapy professionals in Columbia made a yearly average salary of $37,300, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Columbia speech therapy professionals earn a median yearly salary of $56,120. The difference in pay between the speech therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 109%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $39,700 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $83,100 per year.

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Columbia

Speech Therapy

Columbia speech therapy professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Speech Therapy schools in Columbia


There is only one accredited speech therapy school in the city. Many of Columbia's speech therapy professionals are graduates of this school.

Speech Therapy Programs Offered In Columbia


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in speech therapy offered by Columbia's speech therapy schools.

Student Completed Speech Therapy Degrees In Columbia


Approximately 40 students completed speech therapy courses in 2010.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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