Hearing Instrument Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Hearing Instrument Specialist is $53,153 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Customer Service is associated with high pay for this job.
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$29,794 - $69,840
$30K
$49K
$70K
MEDIAN: $48,860
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50%
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$12.48 - $29.49
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$18
$29
MEDIAN: $18.37
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$0$74K
Salary $29,794 - $69,840
Bonus $204.26 - $19,574
Commission $3,020 - $40,547
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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$28,828 - $74,410
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 76
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $12.48 - $29.49
Overtime $31.15
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $204.26 - $19,574
Commission $3,020 - $40,547
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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$28,828 - $74,410
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

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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

  • Perform an initial exam, evaluate medical records and physician's referral.
  • Keep records and documentation of evaluations and sales.
  • Explain options, warranties and usage of hearing aid and care.
  • Select and fit patient with hearing aid.
  • Assess and measure hearing loss of patient.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hearing Instrument Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Hearing Instrument Specialist has a negative trend. An entry-level Hearing Instrument Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 67 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hearing Instrument Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Hearing Instrument Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 29 salaries. A Hearing Instrument Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Hearing Instrument Specialist?

Hearing Instrument Specialist in Las Vegas:
"When you're good, make sure you tell EVERYBODY!!!"
Nothing in particular. Everything I learned about the position was "On-the-job-Training"

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Key Stats for Hearing Instrument Specialist

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Hearing Instrument Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲28%

Experienced
▲12%

Entry-Level
▲1%

National Average
$49,000

Late-Career
▼8%

Skills That Affect Hearing Instrument Specialist Salaries

Customer Service
▲50%

▲7%

National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 34%
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