There are many reasons to obtain your license to practice as a speech-language pathologist in New Jersey. The state has one of the highest concentrations of SLP jobs in the country, and it's home to top salaries for the profession, too.
This page highlights information about working as a speech therapist in New Jersey, including getting your licensure, average wages and cost of living. If you're interested in a rewarding SLP job in the Garden State, our recruiters are happy to guide you through the process.
How to Get Your New Jersey Speech and Language Therapy License
Applications for SLP licensure are usually reviewed by the state board within four to six weeks. New Jersey's speech-language pathologists earn one of the highest annual mean wages for the occupation in the country. The cost of living in the state is more expensive than the national average, mostly due to housing, but allied health professionals working with Med Travelers can make up some of this expense through perks such as free, furnished housing or a housing allowance.
Named one of the top 12 best states to live in by U.S. News, New Jersey is ranked favorably for education, health care, public safety and economic opportunity. Residents enjoy a beautiful natural environment that includes lush forests, rugged highlands, pretty coastal beaches and wildlife reserves. Browse through some of the SLP jobs in New Jersey that can bring you to this amazing East Coast state.
How long does it take to receive your speech and language therapy license in New Jersey?
It typically takes between four and six weeks to receive your speech and language therapy license in New Jersey. This is average compared to other speech and language therapy licenses across the United States.
New Jersey speech and language therapy contact information
Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Committee
P.O. Box 45002
124 Halsey Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Phone: (973) 504-6390
New Jersey Speech and Language Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. SLPs in New Jersey are among the highest paid in the United States, earning an annual mean salary of $95,710. Travel SLPs typically earn about 20% more than those in permanent positions. A full range of medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits round out the generous compensation.
Travel positions also offer perks that are hard to quantify, such as the opportunity to meet new people and discover a variety of destinations throughout the country. Get in touch with our recruiters and learn more about the high-paying travel speech-language pathology jobs that are within your reach.