Speech-Language Pathology Still High on List of Job Growth


Speech-language pathology (SLP) was ranked as one of the top high-impact occupations according to an analysis conducted by Encoura. Using metrics around projected occupational growth, median wage hourly earnings, and number of new jobs created, the organization listed speech-language pathology as one of the top five occupations requiring a master’s degree. SLP is also noted as one of the top high-impact occupations that were identified both mid-pandemic and pre-pandemic. Therefore, despite the impacts of COVID-19, SLP was recognized as one of the most stable professions that endured – and can continue to endure – changes to the labor marketRead more.