Average Speech Pathologist Salary / Wages
Salary and pay information for speech pathologists is compiled regularly by analysis of Australian jobs advertised in major publications. Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations Code (ANZSCO) is 252712 for speech pathologists.
Job titles and exact tasks vary in this work and examples of some occupation titles are speech pathologist and speech therapist.
This occupation is currently on the Australian Combined Skilled Occupation List, (Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List, MLTSSL).
The average weekly full-time ordinary earnings in Health Care and Social Assistance in mid 2018 were $1,523, giving an annual income of approximately $79,200. This was 1.0% higher than in mid 2017.*
Data supplied from Indeed over the past 36 months, based on over 400 salaries, estimated that the average salary for a speech pathologist was $78,561 per annum in Australia.
Speech Pathologist Salaries / Wages in 2018
|Job Title||Salary / Wage $||Location|
|Experienced Speech Pathologist||60,000 -80,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Speech Pathologist Grade 1/2||63,000 – 91,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Speech Pathologist||94,000 – 113,000||Alice Springs & Central Australia|
|Speech Pathologist – Early Childhood Early Intervention||70,000 – 75,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Speech Pathologist – Senior||104,000 – 112,000||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Speech Pathologist (Rotational)||64,000 – 97,000||Gold Coast, Queensland|
|Speech Pathologist||$45 – $60 per hour||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Primary Therapist (Speech Pathologist)||up to $95,000||Perth, Western Australia|
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