Each year, in Nebraska, an average of 87 students graduate with credentials in speech therapy. If you too are interested in a career in speech therapy, Nebraska has 2 speech therapy schools for you to choose from. Tuition at Nebraska's speech therapy schools is approximately $6,245 per year for a degree in speech therapy.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln is the largest speech therapy school in the state of Nebraska, based on number of students. It is located in Lincoln. Approximately 31 students graduated with a speech therapy degree from University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2009, which is 36% of the total state speech therapy graduates for that year. If you decide to attend University of Nebraska-Lincoln, you can expect to pay approximately $6,857 per year to earn your degree in speech therapy.
A majority of those with an education in speech therapy pursue a career as a speech therapist. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for speech therapy graduates in Nebraska is good. In Nebraska, there are currently about 730 speech therapists. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 15%, or to 840 speech therapists.
If you work as a speech therapist in Nebraska, your yearly salary can range from less than $37,664 to more than $83,856. Speech Therapists in Nebraska earn a median yearly salary of $58,482.
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