Audiologists diagnose, manage, and treat a patient’s hearing, balance, or ear problems.Work Environment
Most audiologists work in healthcare facilities, such as physicians’ offices, audiology clinics, and hospitals. Some work in schools or for school districts, and travel between facilities. Others work in health and personal care stores.How to Become an Audiologist
Audiologists need a doctoral degree and must be licensed in all states. Requirements for licensure vary by state.Pay
The median annual wage for audiologists was $81,030 in May 2020.Job Outlook
Employment of audiologists is projected to grow 16 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations.
About 800 openings for audiologists are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.State & Area Data
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