Hearing Instrument Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Hearing Instrument Specialist is $46,453 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$24,745 - $72,253
(Median)
$25K
$46K
$72K
MEDIAN: $46,453
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$11.31 - $25.68
(Median)
$11
$15
$26
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$24,745 - $72,253  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,149  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
Commission
$5.00 - $32,500  
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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$25,381 - $76,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 187
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.31 - $25.68  
   
Overtime
$16.36 - $44.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,149  
   
Commission
$5.00 - $32,500  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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).
)
$25,381 - $76,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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Job Description for Hearing Instrument Specialist

A hearing instrument specialist is responsible for assisting people who suffer from varying degrees of hearing loss. They must provide quality care for patients, including during hearing screenings and fittings for hearing aids and other devices. In addition to ensuring patients' satisfaction, there is often a sales element involved, as the hearing instrument specialist is frequently required to sell hearing devices.

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Hearing Instrument 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 Instrument Specialist

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

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Experience Affects Hearing Instrument Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Late-Career
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National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
medical benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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