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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 2732 18.51 13
United States 14,80017,800 20.7400 3001,010

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 38.4824.6729.99 36.5045.0053.44
Alaska 25.8920.0521.08 22.8024.5240.50
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 24.5319.9820.91 22.4524.0038.31

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
316 19.440.7 37.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation2
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 5
Number of job position postings 3
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 1.7

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