Audiologists Salary Information

The salary statistics of audiologists are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of audiologists within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The audiologists annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Audiologists Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,300
25th Percentile Wage
$62,370
50th Percentile Wage
$75,920
75th Percentile Wage
$93,590
90th Percentile Wage
$111,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for audiologists. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) audiologists is $111,150. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,300. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 116% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of audiologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$75,920
-0.08% 8.17%
2016
$75,980
1.43% -
2015
$74,890
2.44% -
2014
$73,060
2.59% -
2013
$71,170
2.04% -
2012
$69,720
- -

Table 2. Audiologists Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of audiologists in 7 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for audiologists occupations is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector with an annual salary $81,770. The lowest paying sector is the federal, state, and local government sector (annual salary $66,970).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$81,770
Manufacturing
$79,150
Wholesale Trade
$77,400
Educational Services
$76,660
Health Care and Social Assistance
$76,140
Retail Trade
$73,340
Federal, State, and Local Government
$66,970

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Audiologists by States

From the above tables we note that not only audiologists salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of audiologists in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $47,430 to $135,120. The highest paying state for audiologists is North Dakota with a median annual salary of $135,120. The lowest paying state is Alaska with a median annual salary of $47,430. For more salary information of audiologists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
North Dakota
$135,120
District of Columbia
$106,470
California
$91,130
New Jersey
$89,480
Colorado
$89,240
Washington
$88,970
Maryland
$87,060
Nevada
$86,330
Oregon
$86,210
Connecticut
$85,810
New York
$84,760
Rhode Island
$80,780
New Mexico
$79,650
Minnesota
$79,430
Illinois
$79,080
Delaware
$79,010
Massachusetts
$78,230
Arizona
$76,070
Wisconsin
$75,440
Iowa
$75,120
Pennsylvania
$75,000
Maine
$74,880
North Carolina
$74,050
South Carolina
$73,820
New Hampshire
$73,650
Utah
$72,240
Indiana
$71,850
Alabama
$71,760
Montana
$71,150
Virginia
$71,070
Ohio
$70,860
Missouri
$70,860
Tennessee
$70,420
Wyoming
$70,200
Michigan
$69,750
Oklahoma
$69,610
Hawaii
$68,900
Arkansas
$68,730
Florida
$68,160
Nebraska
$67,590
Kansas
$66,730
Mississippi
$66,670
Texas
$66,190
Louisiana
$64,560
South Dakota
$63,800
Georgia
$63,210
Kentucky
$62,570
West Virginia
$59,890
Idaho
$54,200
Alaska
$47,430



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