Speech and Language Therapy New Jersey License Board

Take Your Allied Travel Career to New Jersey

There are many reasons to obtain your license to practice as a speech-language pathologist in New Jersey. The state has one of the highest concentrations of SLP jobs in the country, and it's home to top salaries for the profession, too.

This page highlights information about working as a speech therapist in New Jersey, including getting your licensure, average wages and cost of living. If you're interested in a rewarding SLP job in the Garden State, our recruiters are happy to guide you through the process.

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How to Get Your New Jersey Speech Therapy License

Applications for SLP licensure are usually reviewed by the state board within four to six weeks. New Jersey's speech-language pathologists earn one of the highest annual mean wages for the occupation in the country. The cost of living in the state is more expensive than the national average, mostly due to housing, but allied health professionals working with AMN Healthcare can make up some of this expense through perks such as free, furnished housing or a housing allowance.


Named one of the top 12 best states to live in by U.S. News, New Jersey is ranked favorably for education, health care, public safety and economic opportunity. Browse through some of the SLP jobs in New Jersey that can bring you to this amazing East Coast state.

New Jersey Speech Therapy Contact Information

Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Committee
P.O. Box 45002
124 Halsey Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102

Email: ClarkR@dca.njoag.gov
Phone: (973) 504-6390

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SLP Salary Information

Being an allied traveler, especially with AMN Healthcare, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. SLPs in New Jersey are among the highest paid in the United States, earning an annual mean salary of $95,710. Travel SLPs typically earn about 20% more than those in permanent positions. A full range of medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits round out the generous compensation.


Travel positions also offer perks that are hard to quantify, such as the opportunity to meet new people and discover a variety of destinations throughout the country. Get in touch with our recruiters and learn more about the high-paying travel speech-language pathology jobs that are within your reach.

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