Average Speech-Language Pathology Assistant SLPA Salary in Canada

Annual Base Salary - $57,086.00/year

The average annual salary of Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) is $57,086.00


The starting salary of Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) is between $33,337.00 and $39,220.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between $61,480.00 and $70,702.00.

Minimum Annual PayMaximum Annual Pay
Average Hourly Pay - $25.75/hour

The average hourly pay of Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) is $25.75.


The starting hourly rate is between $16.00 and $18.72 for Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) whereas the maximum hourly wage is between $33.00 and $38.00.

Minimum Hourly PayMaximum Hourly Pay
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  • Currency : CAD
  • Annual Salary : $57,086.00
  • Hourly Pay : $25.75
  • Weekly Pay : $1,016.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $2,033.00
  • Monthly Salary : $4,405.00

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA). As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown in the chart, female employees are involved significantly more as Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) compared to male. Their involvement is 96% while of male is only 4%.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) salary in Canada on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) working less than a year in a company, you notice that their annual salary starts around $20.60.

As the years of experience reaches 1 to 4, there is a significant increase of $4.71 which would give a total wage of CAD25.31.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) salary would increase again to a total of $26.99, adding $1.68 from the last salary increase.

After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, decrease in salary is noted to a total of $26.66.

Prominent Skills Affecting Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)'s salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) when hired by an employer.

The most vital skill expected of Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) is Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 6% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS).

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be Speech Pathology with 2%. It can be said that Speech Pathology skill will unlikely impact the salary.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA). Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is $46,811.00 whereas the highest earning is $59,369.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Mid Carrer person will earn the maximum salary of $59,369.00 at 4%. So to summerize, Entry Level earns 18% less than the average salary, Early Career earns 1% less than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 4% more than the average salary, Late Career earns 1% more than the average salary.

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