Audiologists

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Total Workforce

17.8k

Average Age

40.9

Average Salary

$70,527

Average Male Salary

$79,022

Average Female Salary

$69,012

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Audiologists are most often employed by the Offices of other health practitioners industry. The average yearly wage for Audiologists was $70,527 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Audiologists by wage are Firefighters, School psychologists, and Business operations specialists, all other.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Audiologists are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Audiologists are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Audiologists and on wages and locations for those in the field. Offices of other health practitioners is the industry that employs the most Audiologists, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Audiologists, by average wage, is Administration of human resource programs. Audiologists are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$70,527

AVERAGE SALARY

± $8,287

In 2018, Audiologists earned an average of $70,527, $16,639 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Business operations specialists, all other make somewhat more than Audiologists while Firefighters make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Audiologists as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.264

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Audiologists had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.264, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Audiologists (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Audiologists.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Audiologists.

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Industries

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Industries by Share

17.8k

2018 Workforce

± 3,271

-6.46%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 27.4%

The number of people employed as Audiologists has been declining at a rate of -6.46%, from 18,983 people in 2017 to 17,757 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Audiologists employed by various industries. Offices of other health practitioners employs the largest share of Audiologists at  24.3%, followed by General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals with 21.5% and Offices of physicians with 20.5%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Audiologists in the US. The average age of male Audiologists in the workforce is 40.1 and of female Audiologists is 41, and the most common race/ethnicity for Audiologists is White.

Gender Composition

2.69k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 1,273

15.1k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 3,014

84.9% of Audiologists are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Audiologists.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Audiologists

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

90.8% of Audiologists are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 3.59% of Audiologists, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Audiologists.

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Age by Gender

40.1

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 5.45

41

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 2.38

The median age of Audiologists is 40.9, and Male employees are generally 0.923 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Audiologists from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Audiologists is Health but a relatively high number of Audiologists hold a major in Health.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Audiologists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Audiologists need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Speaking, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Audiologists need more than the average amount of Equipment Selection, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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