The average pay for a Hearing Instrument Specialist is $40,572 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.
Hearing Instrument Specialist Total Pay (?
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$24,032 - $70,136
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MEDIAN: $40,572
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Hearing Instrument Specialist Total Pay (?
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$9.95 - $24.15
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$24,032 - $70,136  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,426  
Commission
$2,327 - $49,925  
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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$24,966 - $84,578  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 258
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $24.15  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $43.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,426  
   
Commission
$2,327 - $49,925  
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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$24,966 - $84,578  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 258
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Job Description for Hearing Instrument 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.
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 23%
Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 19%
National Average
$44,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 38 votes.
Gender
Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 41%
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