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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|Average employment||Average annual openings|
|2014 estimate||2024 projection||Percent change||Growth||Replacement||Total|
- Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.
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Labor Force Indicators
|2015 Worker Characteristics|
|Total workers||Nonresident workers||Percent nonresident||Percent age 45 plus||Percent age 50 plus|
|2015 Potential Supply|
|Qualified but working in another occupation||4|
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||3|
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||2|
|2015 ALEXsys Employment Data|
|Number of registrants||3|
|Number of job position postings||4|
|Ratio of registrants to job position postings||0.8|
- Hearing Aid Dealer – View licensing requirements and number licensed
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|