Make plans to pursue your speech therapy career in beautiful Delaware and take advantage of high-paying SLP jobs with great benefits. Speech-language pathologists at any stage of their career can practice in the state once they obtain their licensure.
This page contains information about submitting your application to the state licensing board, expected processing times and average salaries for SLPs in Delaware. If you have any questions about getting hired as a speech therapist in Delaware or making sure your paperwork is in order, our team of recruiters is available to guide you through the process.
How to Get Your Delaware Speech and Language Therapy License
The Delaware Board of Speech Pathologists is responsible for licensing. While there's no set time line for processing applications, requests for licensure are reviewed at the board's monthly meetings once all documentation is complete. SLPs in Delaware earn an above-average salary, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and have a cost of living that's slightly above average. There's no sales tax in the state which helps keep more of your earnings in your bank account.
Tucked along the mid-Atlantic, the country's second smallest state boasts plenty of scenic shoreline and waterways, wildlife refuges and charming cities brimming with boutiques, galleries and culinary delights. If you're interested in working and living in Delaware, start by exploring some of the jobs currently needing skilled SLPs.
How long does it take to receive your speech and language therapy license in Delaware?
There's no set time line for receiving your speech and language therapy license in Delaware. Complete applications are reviewed by the licensing board, which generally meets monthly. Applications are only reviewed once all documentation is received, including a criminal record check, which can take up to four weeks to receive.
Delaware speech and language therapy contact information
Delaware Board of Speech Pathologists, Audiologists and Hearing Aid Dispensers
Cannon Building, Suite 203
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover, DE 19904
Phone: (302) 744-4500
Fax: (302) 739-2711
Delaware Speech and Language Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. SLPs in Delaware earn an average annual salary of $83,690, which is a little more than the national average of $82,000. Although salaries depend on experience, you can expect to earn an average of 20% more as a travel SLP than as permanent staff.
Travel speech therapists also receive a housing stipend or furnished accommodation during their assignment, health benefits, life insurance, a retirement account and continuing education. Learn more about the benefits that come with a travel SLP job in Delaware and connect with our recruiters today.