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Audiologists Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of audiologists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare audiologists salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Audiologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,420
25th Percentile Wage
$62,820
50th Percentile Wage
$76,140
75th Percentile Wage
$93,400
90th Percentile Wage
$108,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for audiologists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) audiologists is $108,460. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $76,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid audiologists is $51,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of audiologists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,140
-0.96% 6.49%
2016
$76,870
0.87% -
2015
$76,200
2.70% -
2014
$74,140
3.01% -
2013
$71,910
0.99% -
2012
$71,200
- -

Compare Audiologists Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of audiologists in 21 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for audiologists occupations is the outpatient care centers industry with an annual salary $91,910. The lowest paying industry is the nursing and residential care facilities industry (annual salary $70,260). For detailed audiologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Outpatient Care Centers
$91,910
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$90,050
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$90,050
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$85,450
Hospitals - State government owned
$83,850
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$81,970
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$81,850
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$81,850
Hospitals - Privately owned
$81,790
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$81,370
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$81,160
Hospitals - Local government owned
$80,140
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$79,860
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$76,520
Social Assistance
$75,730
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$74,950
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$74,850
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$74,620
Offices of Physicians
$72,810
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$70,720
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$70,260

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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