Hearing Aid Specialists

4.8/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
52%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
11.3%
by 2030
WAGES
$52,630
or $25.30 hourly
VOLUME
7,770
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 52% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
Persuasion
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Hearing Aid Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 11.3% by 2030
'Hearing Aid Specialists' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Hearing Aid Specialists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Hearing Aid Specialists' was $52,630, or $25.30 hourly
'Hearing Aid Specialists' are paid 25.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 7,770 people employed as Hearing Aid Specialists.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job 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.

SOC Code: 29-2092.00

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