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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
$50,880
25th Percentile Wage
$62,250
50th Percentile Wage
$76,870
75th Percentile Wage
$94,800
90th Percentile Wage
$113,240

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 $113,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $76,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid audiologists is $50,880.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of audiologists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201676,8700.87%7.38%
201576,2002.70%-
201474,1403.01%-
201371,9100.99%-
201271,200--

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

The average salaries of audiologists in 18 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 $98,390. The lowest paying industry is the social assistance industry (annual salary $64,950). For detailed audiologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Outpatient Care Centers
$98,390
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$83,690
Hospitals - State government owned
$82,870
Hospitals - Local government owned
$81,720
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$81,460
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$81,240
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$81,090
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$81,070
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$80,990
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$80,990
Hospitals - Privately owned
$80,930
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$80,050
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$79,880
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$76,930
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$76,830
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$75,630
Offices of Physicians
$73,200
Social Assistance
$64,950

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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