Land a job as a speech-language pathologist in Florida and enjoy the perks of living and working in the Sunshine State. All you need to access amazing SLP career opportunities is your state licensure. Continue reading for details on where to obtain your license, expected processing times, average SLP salaries and cost of living in Florida.
If you have more questions, contact our staffing specialists. We're ready to help you find a speech therapist job in Florida that meets your preferences and assist you in obtaining your licensure in the Sunshine State.
How to Get Your Florida Speech and Language Therapy License
The Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology is required by law to review initial licensure applications within 30 days and often processes them much more quickly. SLPs in the state earn an annual mean salary that's lower than the national average. Florida's cost of living is slightly higher than the national index.
There are many things to love about living in Florida, which was named one of the top 13 states in the country by U.S. News. Its wide open spaces invite you to explore, whether you're snorkeling in a coral reef barrier, zip lining over canyons, exploring underground caverns or kiteboarding along the coast. If you want to learn more about getting your SLP licensure and working in Florida, please reach out to our recruiting experts.
How long does it take to receive your speech and language therapy license in Florida?
It typically takes between one and three days to receive your speech and language therapy license in Florida. This is fast compared to other speech and language therapy licenses across the United States. Visit the board's website for updated processing times.
Florida speech and language therapy contact information
Board of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology
4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin C-06
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3256
Phone: (850) 245-4161
Fax: (850) 921-6184
Florida Speech and Language Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. The average annual salary for SLPs in Florida is $80,250, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Salaries vary depending on experience, but you can expect to earn about 20% more as a travel SLP than permanent staff. Travel health professionals also receive free private housing during their assignments, health benefits, life insurance and a retirement plan.
If you can picture yourself working as an SLP in Florida and enjoying all that this vibrant state has to offer, submit your resume to Med Travelers. Our staffing specialists are ready to place you in a speech therapist job that matches your skill set so you can begin your Sunshine State adventures today.