Find A High Paying Speech-Language Pathology Job In Maryland With Advanced Travel Therapy.
It’s not often that a career combines the reward of helping others with great salaries and job security. Speech-Language Pathologists experience the best of both worlds in this regard. Whether its by assisting children overcome speech disabilities or stroke patients recover and enjoy improved quality of life, SLPs help people professionally. The national average salary for Speech Pathologists is about $74,000/year which is well above the national median household income (~$55,000). Luckily SLPs working in MD enjoy an average salary of $78,269 per year which is 6% above the national average. Additionally, Speech Pathologists working with Advanced as travel SLPs have an opportunity to earn even more with contract positions.
Speech-Language Pathologists are in high demand in Maryland which is one of the reasons compensation is higher here. Demand is highest in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) and Acute Care Facilities. Schools also go through periods of increased demand but are hire at less frequency than other facilities and settings.
Candidates applying for SLP jobs in MD should possess all the standard requirements, abilities and training necessary to work as a Speech Pathologist. New grad opportunities are available but it always helps to have experience. Applicants are required to have a Master’s in SLP or CS&D and must possess the skills need to assess and treat a variety of language disorders.
We are seeking talented Speech-Language Pathologists for travel positions in Maryland. Among the several benefits offered with these positions are free housing, paid travel expenses and covered licensure fees. Contact us today if you have specific questions about SLP jobs in MD or apply today.
If you’re interested in learning more about the exciting travel therapy opportunities for Speech Language Pathologists in Maryland, contact Advanced Travel Therapy today at 1-800-330-7711 or apply online and one of our outstanding recruiters will contact you shortly.
More About SLP Jobs in MD
How Much Do SLPs Make In MD?
$42.38 per hour
$2,097 per week
$78,334 per year
According to Indeed.com Speech-Language Pathologists working in Maryland earn about 6% more than the national average. Keep in mind this is based on hiring data which means you can often earn more as you gain more experience and focus on a specialty. Also, take notice of the difference in hourly, weekly and yearly pay listed above. The reason that these don't match up perfectly is because this data comes from Indeed. Positions listed with yearly salaries averaged about $78,334 per year. Positions listed with weekly pay averaged about $2,097 per week. Positions listed with daily pay averaged $42.38 per hour. SLP jobs listed with yearly or hourly pay rates are often permanent positions and average closer to $80,000 per year. Meanwhile, jobs with weekly pay are more likely to be travel SLP jobs, hence their higher pay rate (averaging closer to $100,000 per year). Travel SLPs often make more than their permanently placed counterparts due to filling high demand positions. If you’re interested in making more money as a travel SLP in MD, apply today.
SLP Settings in Maryland
As a Speech-Language Pathologists you have a lot of opportunities to work in different settings. The most common settings are schools, hospitals, and skilled nursing facilities.
According to ASHA surveys over half of Speech-Language Pathologists working in the U.S. are employed in educational settings. The majority of SLPs work in Early Intervention, Preschool, and K–12 Schools but some work for universities as well. Speech Pathologists who are employed in early childhood and educational settings are required to provide a range of services. Commonly required services for SLPs working in schools include:
- Evaluate and conduct diagnostic screenings.
- Provide speech therapy services in one-on-one, small group and classroom size groups.
- Work with children of different age groups (from toddlers to adolescents) with mild, moderate to severe disabilities and/or disorders.
- Develop individualized plans for students and their families.
- Work in general education as well as special education classrooms improving listening, speaking, reading, writing and learning skills.
- Collaborate with other staff as well as parents to foster a positive educational environment.
- Generate reports and participate in annual reviews.
- Supervise support staff in public schools.
Skilled Nursing Facilities
About 9% of all SLPs working in the United States work in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). At SNFs, Speech-Language Pathologists will be required to Provide speech therapy services to patients suffering from hearing and language deficits as well as those who may have trouble swallowing. SLPs working at skilled nursing facilities in MD will teach patients how to make sounds, increase the volume of their voices or improve their oral language skills to effectively communicate. Much of the daily duties will consist of conducting screenings at regular intervals, evaluating patients, generating treatment plans, and interpreting evaluation findings & communicating them to the patient, their family and other team members.
Hospitals & Acute Care Facilities
According to ASHA approximately 38% of certified speech-language pathologists are employed in healthcare settings such as hospitals and other acute care facilities. Typically salaries are higher for Speech Therapists working in acute care settings.
If you know an SLP who might be interested in taking on a position in Maryland you could earn a referral bonus.
Maryland SLP Licensure Board Maryland Board of Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers & Speech-Language Pathologists
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
The following items are required for Speech-Language Pathologists to get licensed in Maryland
- Hold a master’s degree from an accredited educational institution
- Complete supervised clinical experience
- Have supervised postgraduate professional experience
- Pass the national examination in Speech-Language Pathology
- Demonstrate oral English competency
- Pass an open-book jurisdictional exam
Taking on a travel position can be exciting but it can also be stressful. That’s why we go to great lengths to make sure your travel SLP job goes as smoothly as possible. One of the ways we do this is by helping you acquire or renew your SLP license. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) also has several resources about acquiring and renewing your Maryland SLP license including information on exemptions, CEU’s and Teletherapy requirements. Advanced has also compiled resources for SLPs that will make your travel experience run more smoothly.
Working In Maryland
Most travel SLP jobs in Maryland are located near the Baltimore and Washington DC areas. The cost of living in this area is slightly above average when compared to the national average. Baltimore and the surrounding suburbs are the biggest metro area in MD. The suburbs of Washington DC located in Southern Maryland are a close second. In these areas you’ll find everything you’d expect to find in a big city. From fine dining to sightseeing attractions and historic landmarks Maryland has some of the best. You’re bound to find fun whether you want to visit Washington DC’s historic wonders or some of the other fun locations in the area such as the National Aquarium, B&O Railroad Museum or the American Visionary Art Museum.
There are several major hospitals in this region including the famous John Hopkins Hospital, University of Maryland medical Center, Mercy Medical Center, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital and Medstar Union Memorial Hospital. There are also several schools that provide exceptional SLP programs in Maryland including the University of Maryland, Loyola University Maryland, Towson University and Carlos Albizu University.
100% Paid Medical Coverage
401k with Company Matching
Customized Travel Packages
Company-Paid Life Insurance
Large Support Staff
State Licensure Reimbursement
Significant Referral Bonus
Exceptional Customer Service (24 hours/day)
Corporate Furnished Housing or Generous Lodging Per Diem
Travel Expense Allowance
Meals and Incidentals Stipend
Professional & General Liability Coverage
Advanced Education CEU's
Why Advanced Medical
Joining the Advanced Medical team gives you the attention you deserve. We work closely with each candidate to find the right fit clinically, culturally and financially. We also offer:
- Five-star customer service
- Clinical & licensure support
- and much, much more!
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Advanced found me the perfect travel job in an outpatient setting. It was such a great match that I ended up staying on as a full time employee. If I decide to ever travel again, I will not hesitate to call Advanced.Mary T.
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