Each year, in Oregon, an average of 126 students graduate with credentials in speech therapy. Oregon has 2 speech therapy schools to choose from, if you are interested in studying speech therapy. At speech therapy schools in Oregon, you can expect to pay $7,097 per year in tuition for a degree in speech therapy.
Located in Portland, Portland State University is the largest speech therapy school in Oregon, based on student population. In 2009, a reported 56 students graduated with a speech therapy degree from Portland State University. This was 44% of the total speech therapy graduates in Oregon for that year. Tuition at Portland State University, was $6,764 per year in 2010.
A majority of speech therapy graduates choose to work as speech therapists. If after graduation, you are planning on working in Oregon, it is important to know that the job outlook for speech therapy graduates in the state is good. Approximately 830 speech therapists are currently working in Oregon. This number is projected to increase to 960 by the year 2018. This indicates a 15% change in the number of speech therapists in Oregon.
If you work as a speech therapist in Oregon, your yearly salary can range from less than $49,809 to more than $87,501. Speech Therapists in Oregon earn a median yearly salary of $65,874.
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