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Speech Therapy Schools In Virginia

There are 6 accredited speech therapy schools in Virginia for faculty who teach speech therapy classes to choose from. The trends in Virginia'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. Hampton University

    Hampton, Virginia 23668-0099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. James Madison University

    800 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Longwood University

    201 High St, Farmville, Virginia 23909

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Old Dominion University

    5115 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, Virginia 23529

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Radford University

    801 East Main Street, Radford, Virginia 24141-0672

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Virginia-Main Campus

    Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

Virginia 7,800
National 322,680

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

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In Virginia

6,220 6,740 7,560 7,740 2,690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Virginia, speech therapy is a shrinking field. In Virginia, 3,530 less speech therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of speech therapy has shrunk by 57% in Virginia. This is slower 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 Virginia

$49,093 $51,237 $51,090 $52,433 $73,870
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of speech therapy professionals is declining, the salaries paid to speech therapy professionals are increasing in Virginia. Speech therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $49,093 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $73,870 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Virginia

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Thus, there was a 34% growth in speech therapy professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Virginia state, within the field of speech therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid speech therapy professionals earn 135% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Virginia

Speech Therapy

In Virginia, 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 Virginia


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited speech therapy schools in Virginia is increasing. In 2006 there were 246 speech therapy graduates from speech therapy courses in Virginia and in 2010 there were 318 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of speech therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Virginia by 29%. A majority of these graduates, or 47%, graduated with a master's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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