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Speech Therapy Schools In Florida

There are 7 accredited speech therapy schools in Florida for faculty who teach speech therapy classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in speech therapy in the state of Florida, which encompasses speech therapy training at the following levels:


  1. University of Central Florida

    4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Florida Atlantic University

    777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, Florida 33431-0991

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Florida International University

    11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, Florida 33199

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Florida State University

    222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1037

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Florida

    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Nova Southeastern University

    3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. University of South Florida-Main Campus

    4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, Florida 33620-9951

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

Florida 15,390
National 322,680

Of all of the speech therapy professionals in the country, nearly 5% are in the state of Florida.

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In Florida

16,020 15,930 15,010 15,320 5,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Florida, speech therapy is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 10,260 less speech therapy professionals working in Florida than there were in 2006. This represents a 64% decline in the field. This is faster than the trend for speech therapy professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of speech therapy professionals has shrunk by 62% between 2006 and 2010.

Speech Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$46,787 $50,073 $52,343 $54,090 $70,810
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Florida, as the number of speech therapy professionals is declining, the salaries earned by speech therapy professionals are increasing. Speech therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $46,787 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $70,810 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Florida

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This represents a 34% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Florida, 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 123%

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Florida

Speech Therapy

In Florida, 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 Florida


As the number of speech therapy professionals is decreasing in Florida state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited speech therapy schools in Florida state is increasing. In 2006 there were 843 speech therapy graduates from speech therapy courses in Florida and in 2010 there were 942 graduates.

Thus there was a 12% percent increase in the number of speech therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Florida. 37% of these graduates received an doctor's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Florida

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of speech therapy faculty in Florida, growth in the field of speech therapy academia and faculty salaries in Florida. If you are involved in teaching speech therapy courses to students at the certificate in speech therapy, bachelors degree in speech therapy, masters degree in speech therapy, and doctoral degree in speech therapy levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of speech therapy in Florida. A summary of the information we have collected thus far will appear once you submit your information.

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