The salary statistics of hearing aid specialists are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of hearing aid specialists within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The hearing aid specialists 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
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Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hearing aid specialists. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) hearing aid specialists is $80,940. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,830. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 201% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of hearing aid specialists from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of hearing aid specialists in 4 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 hearing aid specialists occupations is the retail trade sector with an annual salary $53,960. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $35,320).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Retail Trade|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Educational Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only hearing aid specialists 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 hearing aid specialists in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $29,920 to $72,080. The highest paying state for hearing aid specialists is Hawaii with a median annual salary of $72,080. The lowest paying state is Nebraska with a median annual salary of $29,920. For more salary information of hearing aid specialists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
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