Google Trends graph of Audiologist shows a very strong and stable trend over an 8 year period for people involved in the hearing diagnosis profession. The same typical drop in interest in December of each year and spike back up when the new year is seen around Audiology as well.
Bureau of Labor Statistics information for Audiologists shows a healthy pay rate with a median salary of $66,660 a year which comes out to around $32.05 an hour. The type of degree required does require some investment up front to get this solid pay range with a Doctoral or Professional degree almost always required. The total number of Audiology jobs on the market in 2010 reported by the BLS was 13,000 and is expected to grow at very fast rate of 37% from 2010 – 2020. The baby boomer aging populations is most likely feeding into the hearing problems and need for diagnosis by audiologists contributing to this sharp growth rate in the audiology profession. The total number of jobs expected to be added to the Audiology job market is expected to be 4,800 Audiologist jobs from 2010 to 2020.
Listed below is information that is specific to Audiologist job salaries that you can expect to receive in that state area. Our state by state breakdown allows you to see which state is best to get a job as an Audiologist. The salary information provided below is off of real-world job listings for Audiologists and the pay offered for those jobs. We source Indeed, Simply Hired, PayScale and GlassDoor.com. The information provided by Indeed about their process for collecting salary averages is as follows: “Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don’t contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations – in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data, so the salary results are as up-to-date as they could possibly be.”