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Hearing Aid Specialist Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Hearing Aid Specialists. The median take-home amount in this area is around $45K, and on average, about one in three of that final number comes from commissions. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — close to two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and just over two-fifths receive dental plans. For the most part, Hearing Aid Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women Hearing Aid Specialists who took the survey just slightly outnumber men.

$21,532 - $71,424
(Median)
$22K
$40K
$71K
MEDIAN: $40,376
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$9.68 - $32.41
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$32
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$21,532 - $71,424  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,658  
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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$20,971 - $81,325  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.68 - $32.41  
   
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 - $24,658  
   
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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$20,971 - $81,325  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $37K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $52K. On average, Hearing Aid Specialists make $55K following one to two decades on the job. Hearing Aid Specialists who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Hearing Aid Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 41%