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Speech Pathologist and Audiologist - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Speech Pathologist and Audiologist"

How much does a Speech Pathologist and Audiologist in the federal government get paid? $95,898.40* *Based on the 2021 average.

Speech Pathologist and Audiologist was the 107th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 2,159 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2021, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Speech Pathology And Audiology, with an average salary of $95,876.

Government Speech Pathology And Audiology jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Speech Pathology And Audiology job is GS-6, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation covers positions involving professional work in the study and/or treatment of human communications disorders, as reflected in impaired hearing, voice, language, or speech. The work requires professional knowledge of the nature of these disorders, their causes, and methods of therapeutic treatment. The work involves any one or a combination of the following functions: (1) providing direct clinical services in the evaluation and resolution of communications disorders; (2) providing graduate level training in communications disorders; (3) planning and administering a comprehensive program for evaluating and treating communications disorders; and (4) planning, administering, and performing laboratory and clinical research in communications disorders.

Agencies that have hired a Speech Pathologist and Audiologist

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 2,119 $95,875.90
Indian Health Service 16 $89,752.00
National Institutes of Health 13 $92,685.69
Food and Drug Administration 5 $125,946.60
2 $1,200.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 2 $127,031.50
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2 $130,828.50

Speech Pathologist and Audiologist Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Speech Pathologist and Audiologist is $95,898.40. The highest paid Speech Pathologist and Audiologist made $183,000 in 2021.

Common Speech Pathologist and Audiologist Payscales

Payscale Number of Speech Pathology And Audiology Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,991
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 154
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 8
RG - Scientists Appointed As Fellows And Compensated Under 42 U.s.c. 209(g). Includes Non-citizens Whose Employment 3
* - Invalid 2
GM - Employees Covered By The Performance Management And Recognition System (pmrs) Termination Provisions 1

Starting Paygrade: $34,649.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $146,757.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Professional and Scientific

Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade

GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Speech Pathology and Audiology jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Medical TechnologistProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Safety EngineeringProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Range TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Patent ClassifyingProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Library TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Speech Pathology And Audiology Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Speech Pathologist and Audiologist was $67,512. Since then, the average pay has increased to $95,898 in 2021.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0665.

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