Audiologists and speech-language pathologists

National Occupation Code (NOC): 3141  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Audiologists diagnose, evaluate and treat individuals with peripheral and central hearing loss, tinnitus and balance problems. Speech-language pathologists diagnose, assess and treat human communication disorders including speech, fluency, language, voice and swallowing disorders. Audiologists and speech-language pathologists are employed in hospitals, community and public health centres, extended care facilities, day clinics, rehabilitation centres and educational institutions, or may work in private practice. Audiologists and speech-language pathologists who are supervisors are included in this unit group.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Amplification Audiologist
  • Audiologist
  • Audiology Clinician
  • Audiology Specialist
  • Certified Audiologist
  • Certified Hearing Aid Audiologist
  • Clinical Audiologist
  • Community Audiologist
  • Community Speech-language Pathologist
  • Diagnostic Audiologist
  • Dispensing Audiologist
  • Educational Audiologist
  • Educational Speech-language Pathologist
  • Human Communication Disorders Specialist
  • Industrial Audiologist
  • Logopedist
  • Pediatric Audiologist
  • Research Audiologist
  • Speech And Hearing Therapist
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Speech Therapist
  • Speech-language Clinician
  • Speech-language Pathologist
  • Speech-language Pathologist Clinician
  • Speech-language Pathologist Researcher
  • Audiologist
  • Certified Audiologist
  • Clinical Audiologist
  • Educational Speech-language Pathologist
  • Research Audiologist
  • Speech Therapist
  • Speech-language Clinician

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for audiologists and speech-language pathologists.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $62,559
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $62,640
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for audiologists and speech-language pathologists.

Gender Median Income
Male $62,640
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (6 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for audiologists and speech-language pathologists.

$80,350.00
Lowest Observed
$99,742.00
Highest Observed
$85,000.00
25th Percentile
$89,728.67
Average
$87,500.00
Median
$98,280.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for audiologists and speech-language pathologists

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 20
25 to 34 years 50
35 to 44 years 75
45 to 54 years 70
55 to 64 years 15
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 220
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for audiologists and speech-language pathologists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 95
Part Time 115
Total 220
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for audiologists and speech-language pathologists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 10
Female 205
Total 215
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for audiologists and speech-language pathologists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 195
Self Employed 25
Total 220
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for audiologists and speech-language pathologists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 210
Unemployed 10
Total 220
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for audiologists and speech-language pathologists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 0
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 0
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 220
Total 220
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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