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Speech Therapy Schools In Mississippi

There are 8 accredited speech therapy schools in Mississippi for faculty who teach speech therapy classes to choose from. The trends in Mississippi's speech therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in speech therapy includes speech therapy training at the following levels:


  1. Coahoma Community College

    3240 Friars Point Rd, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

    1001 Co-Lin Lane, Wesson, Mississippi 39191

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Delta State University

    Hwy 8 West, Cleveland, Mississippi 38733

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Jackson State University

    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Mississippi Main Campus

    Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Mississippi University for Women

    1100 College Street, Columbus, Mississippi 39701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. University of Southern Mississippi

    118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

Mississippi 2,580
National 322,680

Approximately 1% of the country's speech therapy professionals work in Mississippi state.

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In Mississippi

1,710 1,980 2,280 2,540 1,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, speech therapy is a shrinking field. 430 less speech therapy professionals were working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 25% 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 Mississippi

$38,375 $40,945 $41,320 $41,980 $60,390
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by speech therapy professionals is increasing in Mississippi. The mean salary for speech therapy professionals in 2006 was $38,375 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $60,390 per year.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Mississippi

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This represents a 36% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Mississippi, 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 168%

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Speech Therapy

In Mississippi, 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 Mississippi


As the number of speech therapy professionals is decreasing in Mississippi state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited speech therapy schools in Mississippi state is increasing. In Mississippi, there were 180 graduates in 2006. And there were 207 graduates from speech therapy courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 15% percent increase in the number of speech therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi. A majority of these graduates, or 38%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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