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MARTINS, Kelly Vasconcelos Chaves; COSTA, Thatyane Pereira e CAMARA, Marília Fontenele e Silva. Market profile of speech therapist professional working in the area of school hearing screening. Rev. CEFAC [online]. 2012, vol.14, n.4, pp. 641-649. Epub 03-Nov-2011. ISSN 1982-0216. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1516-18462011005000122.
PURPOSE: to identify the market profile of speech therapist professional working in the area of school hearing screening in the city of Fortaleza, determining the postgraduate level, the professional wage range, acting time, level of satisfaction, working hours and employment contract. METHOD: an instrument of data collection was applied in six speech therapists working in the area of school hearing screening (SHS). Collected data were statistically analyzed with variable crossing. RESULTS: it was observed that 06 interviewed professionals (100%) had specialization courses, presenting no masters or doctorate degrees. Five (83.3%) received 4 to 6 minimum wages with 30 to 40 hours per week, with great professional satisfaction. CONCLUSION: this study showed an average wage of 4 to 6 minimum wages and 30 to 40 working hours per week, with 4 contracted professionals and 2 outsourced. All speech therapists had specialization course and the great satisfaction level was the most prevalent.
Palavras-chave : Job Market; Hearing; Speech; Language and Hearing Sciences.