Audiologists (29-1181)

Occupation description:  Assess and treat persons with hearing and related disorders. May fit hearing aids and provide auditory training. May perform research related to hearing problems.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 2630 15.40 11
United States 13,20016,900 28.6380 310680

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is strong with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 38.1224.2829.51 36.5345.2754.59
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 24.3619.5820.52 22.0823.6337.99

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
305 16.740.7 33.3
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation4
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 4
Number of job position postings 8
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.5

Alaska Licensing Information

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Doctoral or professional degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None