Hearing Aid Specialists (29-2092)

Occupation 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. Excludes Audiologists (29-1181).

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 5,9007,500 27.2160 60220

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 25.4812.9016.80 24.1631.9538.92
Alaska 32.4922.8626.79 31.8938.9345.24

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
182 11.131.3 31.3
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation4
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 3
Number of job position postings 4
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.8

Alaska Licensing Information

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

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: None