Hearing Aid Specialist Salary

Hearing Aid Specialists in the United States can expect wages of $40K per year on average. Female Hearing Aid Specialists are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (60 percent) are women. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and roughly two-fifths lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by just under one-half. For the most part, Hearing Aid Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction.

$20,592 - $68,506
(Median)
$21K
$40K
$69K
MEDIAN: $39,632
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$9.84 - $33.35
(Median)
$9
$17
$33
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$20,592 - $68,506  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,134  
Commission
$0.00 - $69,043  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,047 - $73,195  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $33.35  
   
Overtime
$25.87 - $49.43  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,134  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $69,043  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,047 - $73,195  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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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

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

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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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $36K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $51K. Hearing Aid Specialists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $52K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $55K.

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Experience Affects Hearing Aid Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 39%
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