Speech and Language Therapy Rhode Island License Board

Discover Rhode Island Speech and Language Therapy Jobs

If you're looking for a lucrative speech-language pathologist job on the East Coast, consider getting your license to practice in Rhode Island. This charming state may be the smallest in the country, but it's brimming with opportunities for professional and personal growth.

Here's a quick guide to getting your SLP licensure in Rhode Island, including license processing times, average salaries and cost of living in the state. Feel free to contact our staffing specialists if you need assistance moving into the next stage of your speech therapy career.

Rhode Island SLP Licensing Information

Speech-language pathology licenses and renewals are overseen by the Rhode Island Department of Health. Complete applications are usually processed within four to six weeks. SLPs in Rhode Island make one of the highest average salaries in the country. The cost of living in the state is about 10.6% higher than the national index.


This New England state is tucked along the Atlantic coast and features gorgeous beaches, dramatic sea cliffs, walkable cities, and an abundance of nautical charm. It ranks as the top state in the country for air and water quality and in the top five for health care. 


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SLP Licensing Contact Information for Rhode Island


Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Licensing
Rhode Island Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill, Room 105A
Providence, RI 02903



Email: doh.elicense@health.ri.gov
Phone: (401) 222-5960
Fax: (401) 222-1272

SLP Salary Information in Rhode Island

Great Benefits Start on Day One

Being an allied traveler, especially with AMN Healthcare, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average annual salary for SLPs in Rhode Island is $85,450. Typically, SLPs in travel positions make up to 20% more than those who are permanent staff. Our travel speech-language pathologists also receive health insurance coverage, a retirement savings plan, free continuing education, and a housing stipend, making a travel career a financially smart option.


Interested in learning more? Browse our extensive database of speech-language pathology jobs to get an idea of the positions available.


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