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Speech-Language Pathologists

in Massachusetts

Assess and treat persons with speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders. May select alternative communication systems and teach their use. May perform research related to speech and language problems.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
291127  Speech-Language Pathologists 3,962 4,542 580 14.64 % 158 58 100 Master's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    1,880  47 % 2,290  50 % 410  22 % $83,900
Educational Services    1,710  43 % 1,810  40 % 100  6 % $77,260
Educational Services    1,710  43 % 1,810  40 % 100  6 % $77,260
Hospitals    620  16 % 720  16 % 100  16 % $87,790
Ambulatory Health Care Services    530  13 % 760  17 % 230  43 % $88,640
Social Assistance    410  10 % 490  11 % 80  18 % $67,380
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    320  8 % 330  7 % 10  2 % $91,530
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