CNN Money and PayScale.com have compiled a list of the top 100 careers with "great pay and growth prospects" and speech-language pathology comes in at number 44. The list reports that the 10-year projected job growth for SLPs is 19%. The profession also ranked highly in personal satisfaction, job security, and benefit to society. It ranked lower in the category of stress level.
For results of ASHA's salary survey visit ASHA's online research section [PDF].