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Speech Therapy Schools In Rhode Island

There is only one accredited speech therapy school in Rhode Island for faculty who teach speech therapy classes to choose from. The trends in Rhode Island'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. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

Rhode Island 2,310
National 322,680

Approximately 0% of the country's speech therapy professionals work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In Rhode Island

1,440 1,710 2,130 2,250 410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Speech Therapy is a shrinking field in Rhode Island. In 2010 there were 1,030 less speech therapy professionals working in Rhode Island than there were in 2006. Thus, in Rhode Island, this field has shrunk by 72% in four years. This decline is faster 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 Rhode Island

$49,650 $51,977 $53,240 $55,273 $74,950
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by speech therapy professionals is increasing in Rhode Island. Speech therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $49,650 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $74,950 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Rhode Island

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Thus, speech therapy professionals' salaries grew by 34% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 87% pay differential between the highest paid speech therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of speech therapy in Rhode Island.

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Speech Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


The number of students graduating from the only accredited speech therapy school in Rhode Island is increasing. In Rhode Island, there were 51 graduates in 2006. And there were 68 graduates from speech therapy courses in 2010.

This represents a 33% increase in the number of speech therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Rhode Island state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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The number of speech therapy faculty, growth in the field of speech therapy academia and speech therapy faculty salaries in Rhode Island, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching speech therapy courses to students at the bachelors degree in speech therapy, and masters degree in speech therapy levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future speech therapy faculty in Rhode Island. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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