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Highest Paying Industries for Audiologists

The top 46 highest paying industries for audiologists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $81,360, outpatient care centers is the highest paying industry for audiologists. It is followed by specialty hospitals - privately owned industry (average annual salary $78,610). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of audiologists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 46 Highest Paying Industries for Audiologists

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Outpatient Care Centers
$81,360
300
2 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$78,610
250
3 Hospitals - Privately owned
$78,590
1,590
4 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$78,580
1,340
5 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$78,560
260
6 Manufacturing
$78,250
140
7 Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$78,240
140
8 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$78,240
140
9 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$78,070
1,770
10 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$78,020
1,510
11 Hospitals - Local government owned
$77,800
90
12 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$77,610
90
13 Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$76,040
40
14 Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$74,460
60
15 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$74,460
60
16 Wholesale Trade
$74,460
60
17 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$74,170
70
18 Health Care and Social Assistance
$74,140
8,880
19 Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$73,460
3,230
20 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$73,350
3,260
21 Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$72,870
80
22 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$72,840
7,040
23 Hospitals - State government owned
$72,480
90
24 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$72,430
80
25 Offices of Physicians
$72,100
3,290
26 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$70,980
190
27 Educational Services
$70,840
1,520
28 Health and Personal Care Stores
$69,670
1,450
29 Retail Trade
$69,670
1,450
30 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$69,540
1,220
31 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$69,470
1,530
32 Educational Services - State government owned
$69,340
150
33 State government, including schools and hospitals
$69,250
310
34 Educational Services - Local government owned
$68,860
1,060
35 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$68,280
1,160
36 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$68,070
970
37 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$67,500
150
38 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$67,370
110
39 Social Assistance
$66,550
n/a
40 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$65,840
n/a
41 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$64,980
60
42 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$64,920
70
43 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$64,920
140
44 Federal, State, and Local Government
$64,920
140
45 All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$62,250
150
46 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$62,250
150
See also: Highest paying cities for audiologists.