New York Speech and Language Therapy License Board

Take a step up the career ladder with a highly desirable speech-language pathology job in New York. The state boasts one of the highest concentrations of SLP jobs in the United States, which means there's plenty of opportunities in school, skilled nursing, hospital and home health settings.

Find out for yourself the appeal of working in the Empire State. We've got information about licensure, average salaries, benefits and unique career options for SLPs. If this interests you, give our recruiters a call. We can help you find the ideal job for your skill set and assist you in getting your license to practice in New York.


How to Get Your New York Speech and Language Therapy License

It can take seven to nine weeks for the state board to process license applications, although times vary. New York is a popular destination for speech-language pathologists with a lucrative average annual salary for SLPs that ranks among the top three in the country. The average cost of living in New York is higher than the national average, in large part due to housing costs. SLPs interested in temporary travel assignments can receive free housing or a housing allowance to help with these expenses.

Named as one of the top 25 states to live in by U.S. News, New York is known for the allure of the Big Apple but also boasts a diverse landscape outside of the city. Explore the splendor of the Catskills and Adirondack Mountains, the Atlantic coast and freshwater Great Lakes. Get in touch with our recruiters if you're interested in a job that puts you in this dynamic state.


How long does it take to receive your speech and language therapy license in New York?

It typically takes between seven and nine weeks to receive your speech and language therapy license in New York. This is slow compared to other speech and language therapy licenses across the United States. Visit the board website for the most recent information about processing time lines.

New York speech and language therapy contact information

Helpful Links

New York State Board for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000

Phone: (518) 474-3817 ext. 100
Fax: (518) 473-0532

New York Speech and Language Therapy Salary Information

Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. SLPs in New York typically make an annual mean wage of $96,770. Travel SLPs can choose from jobs throughout the country and earn about 20% more than permanent SLPs. Our travel clinicians receive health insurance, 401(k) plans, life insurance and housing benefits.

Make the most of your in-demand speech and language therapy skills and browse some of the high-paying travel jobs currently seeking skilled professionals. To learn more, contact our friendly team of recruiters.

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