Audiologist Salary

audiologist-salary-chart.jpgAudiologists treat people with ear-related health and disorders. They diagnose hearing problems and may provide auditory training or fit hearing aids.

Salary

The average salary of audiologists is $74,360 a year. The bottom 10% earns at most $45,140 annually while the top 10% earns at least $105,490. The median salary is $71,170 a year.

The best industries for employment are offices of physicians (3,310 employed, $72,510 average yearly); offices of “other” health practitioners (2,660 employed, $74,250); and health and personal care stores (1,560 employed, $71,480). The top paying industry is educational support services, paying $167,290 annually on average (150 employed).

The top three paying states are Washington ($98,970), New York ($93,530), and Colorado ($92,660).

Job Outlook

The job outlook of audiologists is expected to increase by 34% between 2012 and 2022, which is much faster than average.

Audiologist Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $33,070 $54,110 $79,000 $53,830
Arizona $30,710 $67,760 $91,050 $65,380
Arkansas $28,620 $67,110 $115,500 $73,990
California $52,500 $83,670 $109,600 $82,670
Colorado $58,430 $82,120 $118,360 $92,660
Connecticut $60,490 $75,490 $93,820 $75,630
Delaware $68,480 $87,270 $111,260 $87,120
Florida $53,070 $72,190 $92,830 $72,110
Georgia $44,110 $70,040 $102,060 $71,200
Hawaii $50,540 $81,380 $112,660 $80,070
Illinois $49,170 $71,440 $94,270 $71,660
Indiana $42,610 $64,950 $91,940 $66,240
Iowa $50,400 $64,750 $105,690 $71,250
Kansas $41,470 $59,930 $162,000 $83,280
Kentucky $53,410 $69,000 $95,850 $80,580
Louisiana $28,960 $52,480 $83,770 $54,190
Maine $50,450 $65,810 $108,130 $71,040
Maryland $34,200 $69,480 $92,060 $66,320
Massachusetts $48,980 $69,790 $97,810 $71,360
Michigan $49,170 $63,310 $101,820 $68,540
Minnesota $54,240 $74,030 $95,330 $74,690
Mississippi $43,700 $59,490 $74,430 $59,080
Missouri $49,430 $63,440 $88,760 $65,010
Montana $35,440 $67,630 $106,280 $67,680
Nebraska $45,290 $60,850 $84,800 $62,380
New Hampshire $43,150 $74,590 $108,680 $76,060
New Jersey $64,390 $84,720 $110,220 $84,550
New Mexico $57,060 $73,590 $114,120 $80,040
New York $52,280 $79,720 $123,550 $93,530
North Carolina $50,370 $67,510 $90,030 $67,820
Ohio $47,930 $67,200 $97,800 $70,520
Oklahoma $37,320 $70,760 $112,130 $72,420
Oregon $48,440 $74,200 $92,130 $71,690
Pennsylvania $39,320 $63,700 $96,700 $66,130
South Carolina $40,210 $83,590 $109,090 $75,810
South Dakota $41,750 $60,590 $75,170 $58,710
Tennessee $48,630 $62,850 $84,300 $64,100
Texas $18,830 $65,370 $114,820 $65,450
Utah $42,790 $68,020 $90,130 $66,460
Virginia $53,090 $72,110 $106,270 $76,390
Washington $60,370 $88,190 $161,320 $98,970
West Virginia $44,940 $59,950 $75,250 $60,230
Wisconsin $49,060 $71,180 $113,960 $76,760
Wyoming $33,610 $72,330 $115,170 $72,680