How Much Do Hearing Aid Specialists Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Hearing Aid Specialists

Hearing Aid Specialists select and fit hearing aids for customers. Administer and interpret tests of hearing. Assess hearing instrument efficacy. Take ear impressions and prepare, design, and modify ear molds.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$54630 per year
Hourly wage
$26 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$29,960 to $38,620 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$14 to $19 per hour

Entry-level Hearing Aid Specialists with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $29,960 to $38,620 per year or $14 to $19 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Hearing Aid Specialists to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $39 $81,170
Senior (Top 25%) $31 $64,120
Middle (Mid 50%) $25 $52,630
Junior (Bottom 25%) $19 $38,620
No experience (Bottom 10%) $14 $29,960

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
SC $33 $68,250
CT $31 $63,440
FL $30 $63,350
KY $30 $63,310
WI $30 $62,650
KS $30 $62,530
IL $30 $62,020
NC $28 $59,200
IN $28 $58,830
AL $28 $58,240

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Hearing Aid Specialist is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like SC doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at SC might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Hearing Aid Specialists are in the states of SC, CT, FL, KY and WI.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $68000 $32.69
Health and Personal Care Stores $58950 $28.34
Offices of Other Health Practitioners $52620 $25.30
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $44900 $21.59
Elementary and Secondary Schools $43520 $20.92
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services $40290 $19.37
Offices of Physicians $38950 $18.73
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