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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Hearing Aid Specialist Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,060
25th Percentile Wage
$39,670
50th Percentile Wage
$54,860
75th Percentile Wage
$70,140
90th Percentile Wage
$88,920

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 $88,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,060. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 205% 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 hearing aid specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,860
8.40% 24.48%
2016
$50,250
1.29% -
2015
$49,600
13.29% -
2014
$43,010
-0.91% -
2013
$43,400
4.54% -
2012
$41,430
- -

Table 2. Hearing Aid Specialist Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of hearing aid specialists 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 hearing aid specialists occupations is the wholesale trade sector with an annual salary $69,270. The lowest paying sector is the manufacturing sector (annual salary $30,030).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Wholesale Trade
$69,270
Retail Trade
$56,710
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$44,610
Health Care and Social Assistance
$42,460
Educational Services
$41,740
Federal, State, and Local Government
$39,320
Manufacturing
$30,030

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 $97,060. The highest paying state for hearing aid specialists is Maine with a median annual salary of $97,060. 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
Maine
$97,060
Hawaii
$83,140
Georgia
$66,750
Montana
$61,880
New York
$60,660
Utah
$60,510
Alaska
$58,930
Ohio
$57,910
New Jersey
$57,550
California
$57,520
Michigan
$57,510
Massachusetts
$57,300
Minnesota
$57,290
North Carolina
$57,140
Tennessee
$56,710
Indiana
$55,890
Pennsylvania
$55,050
Alabama
$54,980
Maryland
$53,760
Colorado
$52,740
Missouri
$52,640
Louisiana
$52,050
Arizona
$50,790
Oregon
$50,550
Florida
$48,790
Nevada
$48,410
Virginia
$48,230
Wisconsin
$47,680
Kansas
$47,060
South Carolina
$46,750
Connecticut
$46,540
Washington
$46,220
Texas
$45,490
Illinois
$45,230
Idaho
$44,810
Vermont
$44,710
West Virginia
$44,590
Oklahoma
$43,780
Kentucky
$40,390
Iowa
$37,290
Arkansas
$35,760
Puerto Rico
$35,410
New Mexico
$30,550
Nebraska
$29,920



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