Qualified speech-language pathologists are always needed to help patients in Oregon. Whether you live in the state or are interested in spending some time there, well-paying career options are at your fingertips once you receive your state license to practice.
This handy guide covers basic information about working as an SLP in Oregon. Finding the right job takes time but our staffing experts can make it easier. Ask us about access to SLP jobs that make the most of your experience and skills.
How to Get Your Oregon Speech and Language Therapy License
Once your licensure application has been submitted to Oregon's Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology, you can expect it to take two to three weeks to process. Earning potential is excellent, with above average salaries for SLPs in the state. Cost of living in Oregon is about 13% more expensive than the national average.
Oregon is a popular destination for residents and visitors drawn to its coastal shorelines, picturesque valleys, dramatic mountain peaks and cool vibe of its cities and towns. It also offers an excellent quality of life, driven by a strong economy and infrastructure. Get in touch with our recruiters if you want to know more about speech-language pathology jobs in this appealing West Coast state.
How long does it take to receive your speech and language therapy license in Oregon?
It typically takes between two and three weeks to receive your speech and language therapy license in Oregon. This is fast compared to other speech and language therapy licenses across the United States.
Oregon speech and language therapy contact information
Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 407
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (971) 673-0220
Fax: (971) 673-0226
Oregon 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 Oregon earn an average annual salary of $86,800, which is higher than the national average of $82,000, and ranks among the country's 10 highest-paying states for the profession. Travel SLPs typically enjoy additional earnings of up to 20% more than speech therapists employed in permanent settings. Add in free housing or a housing allowance, generous health benefits, life insurance and a retirement plan, and you have plenty of opportunities to get ahead financially.
Make the most of your speech language therapy skills and consider a travel SLP job that lets you experience this beautiful state. If you're interested in seeing where your career can take you, submit your resume to Med Travelers to get started.