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 $39K, and on average, slightly less than two-thirds of that final number comes from commissions. While some workers in this profession — close to a third — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and more than two-fifths have dental insurance. Women account for the majority of Hearing Aid Specialists who responded to the questionnaire — 68 percent to be exact. Most people in this position report feeling highly satisfied with their jobs. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$25,674 - $71,350
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$47K
$71K
MEDIAN: $47,358
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$10.46 - $24.49
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$0$74K
Salary $25,674 - $71,350
Bonus $1,000
Commission $22,500
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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$24,740 - $74,114
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $10.46 - $24.49
Overtime $24.00
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $1,000
Commission $22,500
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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$24,740 - $74,114
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Hearing Aid Specialist

Hearing aid specialists are also known as hearing instrument specialists or audiologists. Most of the time, hearing aid specialists work at hospitals or medical clinics. They may also have their own practice or partner with other hearing aid specialists.

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Hearing Aid 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 Aid Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Hearing Aid Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Hearing Aid Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hearing Aid Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Hearing Aid Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 19 salaries. A Hearing Aid Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Hearing Aid Specialist

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Hearing Aid Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲54%

Experienced
▲50%

Mid-Career
▲19%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 42%
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