Hearing Aid Specialists

General Information

Description

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.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$52,630

State-by-state Salary

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$64,350
$27,960
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Doctoral degree 43%
  • High school 22%
  • Post baccalaureate 11%
  • Post-secondary certificate 11%
  • Associate's degree 9%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

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Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Clerical

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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