In terms of how speech pathologist private practice owners spend their time, the majority spend their time providing individual and group treatment (direct service) with about 20% of their time spent on speech therapy documentation.
The median per visit hourly private speech therapy rate was $70.00 per visit. Private pay clients were the most popular, followed by private insurance and Medicaid/Medicare.
This information was presented with information gathered from 688 private practice owner ASHA members.
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Jena H. Casbon, MS CCC-SLP is a private practice consultant who helps SLPs, OTs and PTs start their own private practices. She is the author of two books: The Guide to Private Patients and The Guide to Creating a Web Presence For Your Private Practice and an online course, Grow Your Private Practice.