Speech and Language Therapy Washington License Board

Mount Rainier and Olympic are Worth It

If you're looking for opportunities to use your valuable speech-language pathology skills in a new position, consider practicing in Washington. SLPs are needed in schools, hospitals, clinics and skilled nursing facilities throughout this fast-growing state.

This guide highlights job opportunities for SLPs in Washington, including salary, benefits and licensure requirements. If you'd like help getting started, chat with our staffing specialists about obtaining your license and finding a speech-language pathologist position that meets your personal and career goals.

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Washington Speech and Language Therapy License

Speech-language pathology licenses are overseen by the Washington Department of Health and may take several weeks to issue depending on factors such as the completeness of the application and whether board review is required. SLPs in the state earn an average annual salary that's below the nationwide average. Basic living expenses such as food, shelter and utilities are more expensive in Washington than the national average.

Named as the best state in the country by U.S. News, Washington is attracting many new residents because of its infrastructure, economy, healthcare system and education. It's filled with diverse places to explore such as national parks, picturesque islands, glaciered mountain peaks, quaint towns and dynamic cities. Learn about working as an SLP in Washington so you can soak up the sophisticated charm of this West Coast state.

Washington SLP Helpful Information

Address
Department of Health
Hearing and Speech Credentialing
111 Israel Road S.E.
Tumwater, WA 98501

Contact
Email: hsqa.csc@doh.wa.gov
Phone: (360) 236-4700
Fax: (360) 236-4818

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SLP Salary Information

Being an allied traveler, especially with AMN Healthcare, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. Our recruiters have access to quality job opportunities with generous salaries and benefits, including postings that are exclusive to our clinicians. The annual mean wage for speech-language pathologists in Washington is $76,770. Travel assignments typically pay better than permanent placements, enhancing earnings by an average of 20%.

Travel SLP jobs also offer housing benefits, travel reimbursement, health insurance and 401(k) plans.

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