Is Speech Language Pathology a good career choice?

I am 24 years old and highly interested in Speech Language Pathology. I grew up talking with a lisp, which gave me a true interest in helping those with speech and swallowing issues. I would like to ask those who are knowledgeable about the field, if it is a good career choice? What are the pros and cons? Is the... show more I am 24 years old and highly interested in Speech Language Pathology. I grew up talking with a lisp, which gave me a true interest in helping those with speech and swallowing issues.

I would like to ask those who are knowledgeable about the field, if it is a good career choice? What are the pros and cons? Is the salary decent over time? I would love to one day have a family and being careful of which career that I pursue to maintain my personal and professional life.

Thank you in advance for your advice.
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