Speech-language pathologists who acquire a license to practice in Alabama have a unique passport to exciting job opportunities. Our recruiters are happy to help you get started, whether you're looking to add valuable experience to your resume or broaden your horizons.
This page brings together information about applying for licensure, finding an SLP job, average salaries and cost of living in the state. Please get in touch with any questions about getting your license or working as an SLP in Alabama.
How to Get Your Alabama Speech and Language Therapy License
Although the Alabama Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology doesn't provide a specific time line for processing licensure applications, board meetings are held every four weeks. SLPs in Alabama can expect to earn an annual mean salary that's lower than the national average. This is offset by the state's affordability, as residents enjoy a cost of living that's almost 18% less than the nationwide average.
Alabama's stunning scenery is reason enough to stay awhile. Tumbling waterfalls, forested canyons and sandy Gulf Coast beaches beckon you to play in nature when your shift is over. Check out available SLP jobs to see where you can work in this beautiful state.
How long does it take to receive your speech and language therapy license in Alabama?
The state board does not provide a specific time line for receiving your speech and language therapy license, but board meetings are usually held every four weeks.
Alabama speech and language therapy contact information
Alabama Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
400 South Union Street, Suite 435
Montgomery, Alabama 36130
Phone: (334) 269-1434
Fax: (334) 834-9618
Alabama Speech and Language Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. SLPs in Alabama earn an average annual salary of $68,230. Those who work on short-term travel assignments, usually up to 13 weeks, earn roughly 20% more than those in permanent positions. Travel SLPs also receive free housing, travel reimbursement, health benefits, life insurance and a retirement account.
Beyond the generous compensation, travel SLP jobs come with intangible benefits, such as new friendships and experiences with every assignment. If working as a travel SLP sounds like a dream career path to you, kickstart your adventures and submit your application to Med Travelers today.