Overall Survey Results:


TCC Newsletter, June 2019 - Salary/Compensation Survey


1Required EMPLOYMENT:  What is your employment status as a telepractioner?  (Select one answer.)
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
I work full time.
   
94 32.0%
I work part time.
   
119 40.6%
I'm not working as a telepractioner at this time but I plan to use telepractice in the future.
   
60 20.4%
I plan to work as a telepractioner when I retire.
   
5 1.7%
I do not plan to do telepractice.
 
0 0.0%
Other
   
15 5.1%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals293100%

2Required SLP EXPERIENCE: How many TOTAL years of experience do you have working as an SLP?  (Select one answer.)
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Less than 1 year
   
7 2.3%
Between 1 and 4 years
   
48 16.3%
Between 5 and 10 years
   
64 21.8%
Between 10 and 20 years
   
89 30.3%
Too many!
   
85 29.0%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals293100%
3Required TELEPRACTICE EXPERIENCE: As related to the previous question,  how many TOTAL years of experience do you have working specifically with telepractice?  (Select one answer.)
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Less than 1 year
   
65 22.1%
Between 1 and 4 years
   
123 41.9%
Between 5 and 10 years
   
49 16.7%
More than 10 years
   
6 2.0%
I have never used telepractice.
   
50 17.0%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals293100%
4Required TELEPRACTICE EXPERIENCE:How did you gain experience with telepractice?  (You may select more than one answer.) 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
I gained telepractice experience from my company's training..
   
142 36.8%
I gained experience from in-person telepractice courses.
   
23 5.9%
I learned about telepractice on my own.
   
156 40.5%
I learned about telepractice by using telepractice platforms.
   
90 23.3%
I took the Telepractice Community's online telepractice course.
   
30 7.7%
Other
   
39 10.1%
 Totals385100%

5Required SETTING:  Select the setting that best describes where you currently work as a telepractioner.   (You may select more than one answer.)
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
School System
   
208 56.2%
Private Practice
   
58 15.6%
Long term acute care
   
2 <1%
Rehabilitation hospital
   
2 <1%
Pediatric hospital
   
2 <1%
Skilled nursing facility
   
3 <1%
Home health agency/ client's home
   
11 2.9%
Outpatient clinic or office
   
8 2.1%
College or University
   
5 1.3%
Non-profit
   
4 1.0%
Other
   
39 10.5%
 Totals370100%
6Required STRUCTURE:  Select the sentences that best describe the structure of your employment. ( You may select more than one answer.)
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
I am an independent contractor with a telepractice company.
   
156 42.2%
I am employed by a telepractice company.
   
45 12.1%
I am employed by a school system.
   
25 6.7%
I am an independent contractor with a school system.
   
11 2.9%
I own a private practice.
   
47 12.7%
I am employed by a private practice.
   
13 3.5%
I am an independent contractor with a private practice.
   
16 4.3%
I am employed by a health care organization.
   
17 4.6%
I am an independent contractor with a health care organization.
   
3 <1%
I am self-employed.
   
35 9.4%
 Totals369100%

7Required TELEPRACTICE COMPANIES: If you are an independent contractor or a person who receives a W2,  how many companies do you currently work with? (Select one answer.)  
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
One telepractice company
   
145 49.4%
Two telepractice companies
   
35 11.9%
Three telepractice companies
   
5 1.7%
More than four telepractice companies
 
0 0.0%
Does not apply
   
108 36.8%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals293100%
8Required TELEPRACTICE COMPANIES: Does the company that you work with/for  provide the following:   (You may select more than one answer.)  
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Training
   
186 52.2%
Supervision
   
125 35.1%
Methodology
   
54 15.1%
Technology
   
160 44.9%
Therapy Resources
   
186 52.2%
Clinical Support
   
167 46.9%
Other
   
67 18.8%
 Totals356100%

9Required LEVEL OF SATISFACTION:What is your level of satisfaction with  your use of telepractice (ie  NOT related to compensation)? (Select one answer.)
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
I am very satisfied.
   
125 42.6%
I am somewhat satisfied.
   
87 29.6%
I feel neutral.
   
33 11.2%
I am somewhat dissatisfied.
   
5 1.7%
I am very dissatisfied.
   
3 1.0%
Other
   
40 13.6%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals293100%

10Required SALARY - ANNUAL:If you are paid an ANNUAL SALARY as a telepractioner,  what is your salary?  (Select one answer.)
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Between $35k to $45k
   
10 3.4%
Between $46k to $56k
   
18 6.1%
Between $57k and $65k
   
10 3.4%
Between $66k and $75k
   
9 3.0%
More than $76k
   
7 2.3%
I am not paid an annual salary.
   
209 71.3%
Other: Please enter a number.
   
30 10.2%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals293100%

11Required SALARY - HOURLY:If you are paid on an HOURLY BASIS for telepractice,  what is your salary or reimbursement?  (Select one answer.)
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Between $26 and $35 per hour
   
22 7.5%
Between $36 and $45 per hour
   
120 40.9%
Between $46 and $55 per hour
   
34 11.6%
Between $56 and $65 per hour
   
9 3.0%
Between $66 and $75 per hour
   
2 <1%
More than $75 per hour
   
9 3.0%
I am not paid on an hourly basis.
   
72 24.5%
Other: Please enter a number.
   
25 8.5%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals293100%

12Required SALARY - PER SESSION:If you are paid on a PER SESSION or PER VISIT  basis for telepractice,  what is your reimbursement?   (Select one answer.)
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Between $26 and $35 per session
   
10 3.4%
Between $36 and $45 per session
   
10 3.4%
Between $46 and $55 per session
   
15 5.1%
Between $56 and $65 per session
   
8 2.7%
Between $66 and $75 per session
   
6 2.0%
More than $75 per session
   
8 2.7%
I am not paid on a per session/per visit basis.
   
212 72.3%
Other: Please enter a number.
   
24 8.1%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals293100%

13Required SALARY - PER SESSION:If you're reimbursed on a PER VISIT  basis, do you receive compensation for paperwork, meetings and administrative time?  (Select one answer.)
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes.
   
112 38.2%
No.
   
181 61.7%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals293100%
14Required BENEFITS:Do you receive benefits for your telepractice work?    (You may select more than one answer.)If you select Other, please explain in the comment box.
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Pension/Retirement benefits
   
29 9.0%
Paid time off
   
23 7.1%
Continuing Education
   
38 11.8%
Healthcare
   
38 11.8%
I do not receive benefits.
   
204 63.7%
Other
   
38 11.8%
 Totals320100%

15Required CLIENTELE:What age range of clients do you serve  via telepractice?  (You may select more than one answer.)
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
School age - Elementary School
   
229 75.0%
School age - Middle School
   
192 62.9%
School age - High School
   
165 54.0%
Infant
   
11 3.6%
Pediatric
   
47 15.4%
Young Adult
   
31 10.1%
Adult
   
29 9.5%
Geriatric
   
22 7.2%
All of the above
   
17 5.5%
 Totals305100%
16Required LICENSING:In terms of  licensing, in how many states (USA) or provinces (Canada) do you have a license?   (Select one answer.)  
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
One state or province
   
74 25.2%
Two states or provinces
   
91 31.0%
Three states or provinces
   
62 21.1%
Four states or provinces
   
16 5.4%
More than four states or provinces
   
40 13.6%
I am licensed in other countries (list please)
   
5 1.7%
Other
   
5 1.7%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals293100%

17Required  LOCATION:How do  you provide telepractice services?  (You may select more than one answer.)If you select Other, please explain in detail;  we want to gather information on international telepractice service delivery.
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Within the US - ie State to State
   
241 81.1%
From the US to international countries
   
21 7.0%
Between international countries (Not including the US)
   
4 1.3%
From other countries to the US
   
9 3.0%
Other
   
40 13.4%
 Totals297100%

18Required  PRODUCTIVITY:  Do you have any productivity quotas associated with yourtelepractice service provision?  (Select one answer.) (Productivity as % of paid hourly/sessions relative to the your billable hours)
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
70%
   
23 7.8%
75%
   
8 2.7%
80%
   
19 6.4%
85%
   
3 1.0%
90%
   
2 <1%
I do not have any productivity requirements.
   
211 72.0%
Other
   
27 9.2%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals293100%

19Required TELEPRACTICE PLATFORMS:Which video platform do you primarily use for your telepractice session? (Select only one)   If you selected Other, please name that platform in the adjoining comment box.  
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Zoom
   
90 30.7%
Your company's private, proprietary platform
   
79 26.9%
Blink Session
   
12 4.0%
TheraPlatform
   
7 2.3%
TheraV
 
0 0.0%
Thera-Link
 
0 0.0%
Webex
   
7 2.3%
Skype
   
7 2.3%
Go to Meeting
   
30 10.2%
Adobe Connect
   
8 2.7%
Facetime
   
6 2.0%
Google Hangout
   
1 <1%
VSee
   
2 <1%
WeCounsel
 
0 0.0%
Other
   
44 15.0%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals293100%

20Required TELEPRACTICE  NEEDS:  What are your  CURRENT needs as an aspiring or established tele-practitioner?  Please select all that apply.  
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Training for basic telepractice skills, such as using a video platform for a telesession, whiteboard use, creating & finding materials, professional & legal issues, etc.
   
105 35.8%
More advanced training for use of annotation, whiteboards, materials and resources.
   
136 46.4%
Selection of a video platform that best aligns with my (my company's) resources and plans
   
57 19.4%
Exposure to the pluses and minuses of various video platforms
   
78 26.6%
Business coaching for starting a telepractice
   
83 28.3%
Addition of telepractice to our graduate program curriculum
   
38 12.9%
Addition of telepractice to our private practice
   
46 15.6%
Conversion of my website for telepractice inclusion and growth
   
43 14.6%
Ideas for marketing and promotion
   
82 27.9%
Use of established Therapy Resources
   
123 41.9%
Other
   
40 13.6%
 Totals293100%