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Speech and Language Therapy Florida License Board

SLP Opportunities in the Sunshine State

Discover the advantages of pursuing a career as a speech-language pathologist in the Sunshine State. Your gateway to incredible SLP career prospects lies in obtaining your state licensure. Delve into the following details to learn where to acquire your license, expected processing times, average SLP salaries, and the cost of living in Florida.

For additional inquiries, reach out to our dedicated staffing specialists. We're committed to assisting you in finding the perfect speech therapist job in Florida that aligns with your preferences and guiding you through the licensure process in this sunny state.

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Seize the Sunshine State's SLP Opportunities with Ease

The Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology is required by law to review initial licensure applications within 30 days and often processes them much more quickly. SLPs in the state earn an annual mean salary that's lower than the national average. Florida's cost of living is slightly higher than the national index.


There are many things to love about living in Florida, which was named one of the top 13 states in the country by U.S. News. Its wide open spaces invite you to explore, whether you're snorkeling in a coral reef barrier, zip lining over canyons, exploring underground caverns or kiteboarding along the coast. If you want to learn more about getting your SLP licensure and working in Florida, please reach out to our recruiting experts.


Florida SLP Helpful Information

Board of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin C-06
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3256

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Email: MedicalQualityAssurance@flhealth.gov
Phone: (850) 245-4161
Fax: (850) 921-6184

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Exploring Florida SLP Careers

Navigating Salaries and Opportunities

Being an allied traveler, especially with AMN Healthcare, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. The average annual salary for SLPs in Florida is $80,250, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Salaries vary depending on experience, but you can expect to earn about 20% more as a travel SLP than permanent staff. Travel health professionals also receive free private housing during their assignments, health benefits, life insurance and a retirement plan.

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