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Hearing Aid Specialist Salary

Commissions form a big slice (approximately one-third) of total compensation for Hearing Aid Specialists. The median income in this area hovers around $45K. The majority of Hearing Aid Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly two in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the greater part and dental coverage is claimed by roughly two-fifths. Women make up a slight majority of Hearing Aid Specialists (54 percent) survey respondents. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$21,488 - $72,524
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MEDIAN: $41,045
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$9.62 - $32.88
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$21,488 - $72,524  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,468  
Commission
$0.00 - $103,042  
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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$20,953 - $85,251  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.62 - $32.88  
   
Overtime
$26.71 - $49.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,468  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $103,042  
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).
)
$20,953 - $85,251  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Job Description for Hearing Aid Specialist

  • 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.


For many Hearing Aid Specialists, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $38K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $51K. Hearing Aid Specialists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $60K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $70K on average.

Experience Affects Hearing Aid Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 40%