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Speech Therapy Schools In Nebraska

Nebraska has 2 accredited speech therapy schools where speech therapy faculty who teach speech therapy classes 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 Nebraska, which encompasses speech therapy training at the following levels:


  1. University of Nebraska at Kearney

    905 W 25th St, Kearney, Nebraska 68849-1212

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    14th and R St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

Nebraska 970
National 322,680

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

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In Nebraska

840 880 1,630 940 970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nebraska, the field of speech therapy is growing. 130 more speech therapy professionals were working in Nebraska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Nebraska, this field has grown by 15% in four years. This growth is slower than the change in the number of speech therapy professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of speech therapy professionals has shrunk by 62% from 2006 to 2010.

Speech Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Nebraska

$38,010 $25,953 $37,437 $38,100 $57,800
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to speech therapy professionals are growing in Nebraska. Speech therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $38,010 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $57,800 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Nebraska

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Thus, speech therapy professionals' salaries grew by 34% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Nebraska, 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 158%

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Speech Therapy

In Nebraska, speech therapy professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited speech therapy schools in Nebraska is increasing. In Nebraska, there were 76 graduates in 2006. And there were 87 graduates from speech therapy courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of speech therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Nebraska by 14%. 40% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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