Commissions form a big slice (roughly three-fourths) of total compensation for Hearing Aid Specialists. The median income in this area hovers around $39K. It's worth noting that most people in this role find their work both fulfilling and enjoyable. While slightly less than a third report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and just under a half have dental, as well. Hearing Aid Specialists survey participants are largely women, dominating at 68 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$24,826 - $70,333
$25K
$46K
$70K
MEDIAN: $46,098
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90%

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$11.10 - $24.75
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$24,826 - $70,333  
   
Bonus
$4,000  
Commission
$29,479  
Total Pay (?
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$24,497 - $73,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.10 - $24.75  
   
Overtime
$24.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$4,000  
   
Commission
$29,479  
Total Pay (?
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$24,497 - $73,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Job Description for Hearing Aid Specialist

Hearing aid specialists are also known as hearing instrument specialists or audiologists. Most of the time, hearing aid specialists work at hospitals or medical clinics. They may also have their own practice or partner with other hearing aid specialists.

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Hearing Aid Specialist Tasks

  • Perform an initial exam, evaluate medical records and physician's referral.
  • Keep records and documentation of evaluations and sales.
  • Explain options, warranties and usage of hearing aid and care.
  • Select and fit patient with hearing aid.
  • Assess and measure hearing loss of patient.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hearing Aid Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Hearing Aid Specialists. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $34K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $50K. Hearing Aid Specialists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $57K. Hearing Aid Specialists who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $61K.

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Key Stats for Hearing Aid Specialist

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
040
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Hearing Aid Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 57%

Experienced
up arrow 47%

Mid-Career
up arrow 28%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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