Pursuing your career as a speech-language pathologist doesn't mean you have to put adventure on hold. Consider getting your license to practice in Massachusetts, where you can line up a high-paying SLP job and enjoy a rich array of experiences between shifts.
To learn more about opportunities to live and work as a speech-language pathologist in the Bay State, read through this quick guide. It covers getting your licensure, average salaries in the state and options for jobs offering great pay and benefits. If you have questions we haven't answered, our team of recruitment specialists is ready to help.
How to Get Your Massachusetts Speech and Language Therapy License
The state board in Massachusetts usually reviews complete SLP licensure applications within two to three weeks. Speech-language pathologists in the state earn an annual mean salary that's well above the national average, which helps you tuck away earnings for the future. The cost of living in the state is higher than the national index due to housing prices, but a travel assignment can net you free accommodation or a housing stipend to make your monthly budget more affordable.
There's much to love about Massachusetts, which has earned a spot as one of the top eight states in the country, according to U.S. News. It's chock-full of fabulous experiences, whether you're relaxing on Cape Cod, skiing in The Berkshires or sailing in Boston Harbor. Open the door to adventure and explore some of the jobs available to speech-language pathologists in this alluring New England state.
How long does it take to receive your speech and language therapy license in Massachusetts?
It typically takes between two and three weeks to receive your speech and language therapy license in Massachusetts. This is average compared to other speech and language therapy licenses across the United States.
Massachusetts speech and language therapy contact information
Board of Registration for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
1000 Washington Street, Suite 710
Boston, MA 02118
Phone: (617) 701-8679
Fax: (617) 727-9932
Massachusetts Speech and Language Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. Speech-language pathologists in Massachusetts earn an annual mean salary of $86,220, which is more than the national average of $82,000. Although salaries depend on experience, you can push your earnings even higher as a travel SLP. Travel allied health professionals usually make up to 20% more than those in permanent jobs.
Our travel SLP jobs also come with perks such as free accommodation, generous health benefits, life insurance and a retirement account. Get in touch with our staffing specialists to nurture your career and sense of adventure with a speech-language therapy job in Massachusetts.