Alabama Speech-Language Pathologist Salary Guide - 2024

Speech Pathologist Programs

by Speech Pathologist Programs Staff

Updated: February 28th, 2024

Speech-language pathologists, also known as SLPs, are essential members of the healthcare community in the state of Alabama. They play a crucial role in helping individuals with speech and language disorders to communicate effectively and live fulfilling lives. From children with developmental delays to adults with neurological conditions, SLPs work help their clients overcome barriers and reach their full potential.

Alabama Speech-Language Pathologist Salaries – Visualized

In Alabama, SLPs are employed in a variety of settings, including schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and private practices. This diversity of employment opportunities makes it possible for SLPs to specialize in areas that align with their interests and strengths, such as pediatrics, neurology, or rehabilitation. With the wide range of options also comes a wide range of salaries, as seen below.

Speech-Language Pathologist Salary by Industry in Alabama

Speech-Language Pathologists Salaries in urban areas of Alabama

Metro Area# EmployedMean Salary
Auburn-Opelika, AL50$69,130
Birmingham-Hoover, AL520$73,640
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL60$64,130
Decatur, AL50$63,050
Dothan, AL70$73,320
Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL50$71,390
Gadsden, AL60$71,920
Huntsville, AL200$73,980
Mobile, AL170$66,370
Montgomery, AL150$64,950
Tuscaloosa, AL60$77,590
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics - 2021

Speech-Language Pathologists Salaries in rural areas of Alabama

Metro Area# EmployedMean Salary
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area60$61,170
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area140$64,200
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area40$64,910
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area50$68,430
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics - 2021