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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Audiologists Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,490
25th Percentile Wage
$61,370
50th Percentile Wage
$75,980
75th Percentile Wage
$94,170
90th Percentile Wage
$113,540

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 $113,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,490. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 124% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of audiologists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201675,9801.43%8.24%
201574,8902.44%-
201473,0602.59%-
201371,1702.04%-
201269,720--

Table 2. Audiologists Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of audiologists in 6 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 manufacturing sector with an annual salary $82,430. The lowest paying sector is the federal, state, and local government sector (annual salary $68,280).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$82,430
Wholesale Trade
$77,400
Health Care and Social Assistance
$76,870
Educational Services
$74,480
Retail Trade
$71,270
Federal, State, and Local Government
$68,280

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 $53,200 to $121,110. The highest paying state for audiologists is New Mexico with a median annual salary of $121,110. The lowest paying state is Kansas with a median annual salary of $53,200. For more salary information of audiologists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New Mexico
$121,110
District of Columbia
$106,230
California
$96,040
Maryland
$89,740
Connecticut
$88,800
Colorado
$87,940
Oklahoma
$86,170
New Jersey
$84,230
Washington
$83,960
Oregon
$83,350
New York
$81,500
Minnesota
$79,050
Illinois
$78,570
Massachusetts
$77,300
Wisconsin
$77,110
Delaware
$74,420
Virginia
$74,380
Pennsylvania
$74,080
Arizona
$73,810
New Hampshire
$73,650
North Carolina
$73,600
Missouri
$73,440
Texas
$73,200
Hawaii
$73,110
Florida
$72,470
Iowa
$72,220
Michigan
$71,150
Alabama
$71,130
Indiana
$71,050
Georgia
$70,970
Wyoming
$70,200
Montana
$69,920
South Carolina
$69,000
Arkansas
$68,730
Tennessee
$67,700
Mississippi
$65,240
Utah
$64,460
Nebraska
$64,450
Ohio
$64,420
South Dakota
$63,800
West Virginia
$63,700
Kentucky
$61,110
Louisiana
$60,190
Kansas
$53,200


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