Information About Audiologists

Training Requirements for Audiologists

Audiologists need doctoral or professional degree.

Degrees for Audiologists
Training for Audiologists
Percent
Less than High School 0.0
High School 1.6
Some College 2.3
Associates Degree 1.7
Bachelors Degree 9.4
Masters Degree 24.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 60.1

Employment outlook for Audiologists

Represents about 13,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 3,000 more audiologists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 6,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, audiologists make $38.12 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Audiologists $24.28 $29.51 $36.53 $45.27 $54.59
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $15.59 $21.80 $30.49 $43.83 $64.87
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners $23.60 $28.74 $37.49 $53.60 $84.62
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, audiologists make $79,290 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Audiologists $50,490 $61,370 $75,980 $94,170 $113,540
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $32,430 $45,330 $63,420 $91,180 $134,930
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners $49,090 $59,780 $77,980 $111,480 $176,020
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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