If you're a speech-language pathologist seeking a rewarding career opportunity, obtain your state licensure in the dynamic state of Alaska. Once you're licensed to practice, you can earn above average pay in an amazing setting.
We've put together a guide that brings together resources about applying for licensure, SLP salaries and lucrative job options in Alaska. If you need more information after browsing this information, feel free to get in touch with our staffing specialists who can help you obtain your state licensure and land an ideal SLP position.
How to Get Your Alaska Speech and Language Therapy License
Speech-language pathologists may find it worthwhile to acquire their license in Alaska as SLPs here earn an annual mean salary that's higher than the national average. Application processing time for an SLP license in Alaska varies depending on when documentation is complete, according to the state board. The cost of living in this northern state is also higher than average.
While it costs more to live in Alaska, its vast landscape promises unparalleled experiences. Allied health professionals can see first-hand the majesty of ancient glaciers, stunning nature parks, incredible wildlife and the Northern Lights. If this is one of the places you've always wanted to see, consider using your clinical skills as an SLP to work and live in Alaska for a few months. Contact our recruiters for more information.
How long does it take to receive your speech and language therapy license in Alaska?
The amount of time it takes to process an application varies, according to the state board. A license will be issued when the application is complete and correct, supporting documents are received, fees are paid and the request is approved.
Alaska speech and language therapy contact information
Alaska Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Section
333 Willoughby Avenue, 9th Floor
Juneau, AK 99801-1770
Phone: (907) 465-2588
Fax: (907) 465-2974
Alaska Speech and Language Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. SLPs in Alaska earn an annual mean salary of $86,870, more than the national average of $82,000. Travel SLPs on short-term assignments can earn an average of 20% more than those in staff positions because of the demand for their skills. Our clinicians also receive complimentary prearranged housing or a housing allowance, travel reimbursement, health benefits and a 401(k) retirement plan to make allied health travel jobs a lucrative career option.
Consider an SLP job that lets you check off travel destinations from your bucket list and enjoy outstanding pay and benefits. Connect with a recruiter at Med Travelers today and open the doors to exciting experiences.