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Hearing Aid Specialist Salary Information

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 [1].

Table 1. Hearing Aid Specialist Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,830
25th Percentile Wage
$34,940
50th Percentile Wage
$50,250
75th Percentile Wage
$66,460
90th Percentile Wage
$80,940

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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,2501.29%17.55%
201549,60013.29%-
201443,010-0.91%-
201343,4004.54%-
201241,430--

Table 2. Hearing Aid Specialist Salary by Industry Sector

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
$53,960
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$44,610
Health Care and Social Assistance
$38,260
Educational Services
$35,320

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Hearing Aid Specialists by States

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.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Hawaii
$72,080
Alaska
$66,340
Montana
$61,410
Minnesota
$57,580
Utah
$57,150
Arizona
$57,010
Georgia
$56,850
Alabama
$55,610
Massachusetts
$55,480
California
$55,160
Michigan
$54,320
Maryland
$53,780
Tennessee
$53,510
Ohio
$53,070
South Carolina
$53,030
Louisiana
$52,050
Washington
$51,670
Pennsylvania
$51,250
North Carolina
$48,620
Kansas
$47,710
New York
$47,530
Virginia
$46,770
Wisconsin
$45,830
Florida
$45,630
Idaho
$45,420
Connecticut
$45,030
Oregon
$44,530
New Jersey
$44,300
Texas
$43,500
Oklahoma
$42,410
Kentucky
$40,090
Missouri
$39,290
Illinois
$36,680
Indiana
$35,620
New Mexico
$30,550
Nebraska
$29,920


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