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. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 25 best states for audiologists.
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. You can also check our list of 25 Best States for Architects.