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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of audiologists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
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|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New York|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|West Virginia|| |