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Speech Therapy Schools In Minnesota

In Minnesota, there are 5 accredited schools where speech therapy classes 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 state of Minnesota, which encompasses speech therapy training at the following levels:


  1. Minnesota State University-Mankato

    South Rd and Ellis Ave, Mankato, Minnesota 56001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Minnesota-Duluth

    515 Darland Administration Bldg, Duluth, Minnesota 55812

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Minnesota State University-Moorhead

    1104 7th Ave S, Moorhead, Minnesota 56563

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Saint Cloud State University

    720 Fourth Ave. South, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56301-4498

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

Minnesota 2,440
National 322,680

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

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In Minnesota

7,180 7,360 7,430 7,200 2,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of speech therapy professionals is shrinking in Minnesota. In Minnesota, 4,990 less speech therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of speech therapy has shrunk by 69% in Minnesota. This decline is faster 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 Minnesota

$46,423 $47,817 $49,487 $50,093 $61,880
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Minnesota, as the number of speech therapy professionals is declining, the salaries earned by speech therapy professionals are increasing. In 2006 speech therapy professionals made a mean salary of $46,423 per year, and in 2010 they made $61,880 per year.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Minnesota

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 25% growth in speech therapy professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Minnesota, 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 90%

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Speech Therapy

Speech therapy professionals in Minnesota earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Speech Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Minnesota


As the number of speech therapy professionals is decreasing in Minnesota state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited speech therapy schools in Minnesota state is increasing. In 2006 there were 222 speech therapy graduates from speech therapy courses in Minnesota and in 2010 there were 243 graduates.

Thus there was a 9% percent increase in the number of speech therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Minnesota. A majority of these graduates, or 42%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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