Speech Language Pathologist Employment Data
Speech-language pathologists held about 119,300 jobs in 2008. About 48
percent were employed in educational services. Others were employed in
hospitals; offices of other health practitioners, including speech-language
pathologists; nursing care facilities; home healthcare services; individual and
family services; outpatient care centers; and child day care centers.
Nine percent of speech-language pathologists were self-employed in 2008. They
contract to provide services in schools, offices of physicians, hospitals, or
nursing care facilities, or work as consultants to industry.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor,
Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition
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