Work as a speech-language pathologist in Colorado and take your career to the next level. With one of the highest concentrations of SLP jobs in the country, the state offers a wealth of exciting job opportunities and exceptional pay. We've summarized key information on this page about working as an SLP in Colorado. Learn about applying for licensure, average salaries and the cost of living in the state. We also explore some SLP jobs offering top-notch benefits and unique career flexibility.
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How to Get Your Colorado Speech and Language Therapy License
Requests for SLP licensure must be submitted to the Colorado Office of Speech-Language Pathology Certification. Licenses are usually issued within two to three weeks of receipt of completed applications. Colorado is a popular destination for SLPs because of above average pay. Although the cost of living is higher than the national average, mostly due to housing costs, it's possible to reduce your out-of-pocket expenses with a travel SLP job that includes furnished housing or a housing allowance.
No matter where you're based in Colorado, there's plenty of inspiration to be found. Explore geological wonders, relax in natural hot springs, bike down mountain trails or soak up the vibrant energy of cities like Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins and Colorado Springs. Learn more about jobs for speech-language pathologists through Med Travelers.
How long does it take to receive your speech and language therapy license in Colorado?
It typically takes between two and three weeks to receive your speech and language therapy license in Colorado. This is fast compared to other speech and language therapy licenses across the United States.
Colorado speech and language therapy contact information
Colorado Office of Speech-Language Pathology Certification
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (303) 894-7800
Fax: (303) 894-7764
Colorado Speech and Language Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, SLPs in Colorado earn one of the highest annual mean wages in the country at $92,580. While salary varies depending on experience, travel SLPs typically make 20% more than those in permanent positions.
Accepting short-term travel assignments doesn't mean giving up stability. Our clinicians receive health benefits, life insurance, a retirement plan, travel reimbursement and free housing or a housing allowance. We also provide a personal recruiter to help line up assignments. Take a look at some of the current travel SLP jobs waiting to be filled. If the idea of exploring destinations and building your career appeals to you, apply with Med Travelers today.