Speech Pathologist Salary in La Jolla, California

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Average Salary for Speech Pathologist in La Jolla, California

The average salary of a(n) Speech Pathologist in La Jolla, California is $86,744.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Speech Pathologist in La Jolla, California is $41.70.

The average bonus of a(n) Speech Pathologist in La Jolla, California is $1,457.00.

Job Description:

Diagnoses and treats speech and language disorders, and scientifically studies human communication. Diagnoses and evaluates speech and language skills as related to educational, medical, social, and psychological factors. Plans, directs, or conducts habilitative and rehabilitative treatment programs to restore communicative efficiency of individuals with communication problems of organic and nonorganic etiology. Provides counseling and guidance and language development therapy to disabled individuals. Reviews individual file to obtain background information prior to evaluation to determine appropriate tests and to ensure that adequate information is available. Administers, scores, and interprets specialized hearing and speech tests. Develops and implements individualized plans for assigned clients to meet individual needs, interests, and abilities. Evaluates and monitors individuals, using audiovisual equipment. Reviews treatment plans and assesses individual performance to modify, change, or write new programs. Maintains records as required by law, establishment's policy, and administrative regulations. Attends meetings and conferences and participates in other activities to promote professional growth. Instructs individuals to monitor their own speech and provides ways to practice new skills. May act as consultant to educational, medical, and other professional groups. May conduct research to develop diagnostic and remedial techniques. May serve as consultant to classroom teachers to incorporate speech and language development activities into daily schedule. May teach manual sign language to student incapable of speaking. May instruct staff in use of special equipment designed to serve the disabled. Less

Diagnoses and treats speech and language disorders, and scientifically studies human communication. Diagnoses and evaluates speech and language skills as related to educational, medical, social, and psychological factors. Plans, directs, or conducts habilitative and rehabilitative treatment programs to restore communicative... More

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