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Audiologist Overview - Preparation - Day In The Life - Earnings -
Employment - Career Path Forecast - Professional Organizations

Employment and Earnings
Audiologists hold about 13,200 jobs in the United States. The largest employers of audiologists were as follows: Offices of other health practitioners -25%, Offices of physicians – 25%, Hospitals; state, local, and private - 14%, Educational services; state, local, and private-12%, and Health and personal care stores – 11%.


Most audiologists worked full time in 2014, although about 1 out of 3 worked part time. Some work weekends and evenings to meet patients’ needs. Those who work on a contract basis may spend time traveling between facilities. For example, an audiologist who is contracted by a school system may have to travel between different schools to provide services.

The median annual wage for audiologists was $75,980 in May 2016. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $50,490, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $113,540.  

Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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