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Hearing Aid Specialist Salary

Commissions constitute a big slice (about one in four on average) of overall compensation for Hearing Aid Specialists, and the median take-home for this group lies near $46K. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. While around two in five report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and just over two-fifths have dental, as well. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$21,331 - $71,596
(Median)
$21K
$41K
$72K
MEDIAN: $40,533
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$9.79 - $32.88
(Median)
$9
$17
$33
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary 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
Salary
$21,331 - $71,596  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,832  
Commission
$0.00 - $110,000  
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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$21,364 - $83,004  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $32.88  
   
Overtime
$26.71 - $49.72  
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 - $24,832  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $110,000  
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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$21,364 - $83,004  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | 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.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $38K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $52K. Hearing Aid Specialists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $55K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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Experience Affects Hearing Aid Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 39%
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