Average Salary For Speech Therapist In South Africa

Speech-language pathologists (SLPs), often called speech therapists, are educated in the study of human communication, its development, and its disorders. SLPs assess speech, language, cognitive-communication, and oral/feeding/swallowing skills. This lets them identify a problem and the best way to treat it.


Speech Therapist Salary In South Africa

The average salary for a Speech Therapist in South Africa is R257,488.

Does speech therapy actually work?

Several studies show speech therapy is an effective method for helping children and adults develop their communication skills. One study of over 700 children with speech or language difficulties shows that speech therapy had a significant positive effect.

How do I become a speech therapist?

Complete an Undergraduate Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD).

Complete a CAA-Accredited Graduate Degree Program in Speech-Language Pathology/Communicative Sciences and Disorders.

Complete a Post-Graduate Fellowship.

Take a National Exam in Speech-Language Pathology.

Can you study speech therapy through UniSA?

UniSA‚Äôs Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) has Qualifying status with Speech Pathology Australia. UniSA is currently working with Speech Pathology Australia to seek full accreditation.

How many years does it take to be a speech therapist?

Speech-Language Pathology The Bachelor in Speech-Language Pathology is a four-year professional qualification.

Speech-language therapists assess and treat children and adults with communication disorders.

Speech-Language Pathology The Bachelor in Speech-Language Pathology is a four-year professional qualification.

What subjects are needed for speech therapy?

Admission Requirements

Physical Sciences4
Language of Learning4
Life Orientation3