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29-1181 Audiologists



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

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Central Minnesota 205$39.43/hr$31.29/hr$31.91/hr$39.42/hr$47.22/hr$50.22/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Manufacturing60$50.22/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/A$51.34/hr
Education and Health Services270$45.20/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Central Minnesota 20$39.42/hr4.8%
Northeast Minnesota 20$39.51/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 20$45.20/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 20$39.51/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 20$60.70/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 20$36.64/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 60$40.27/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 70$40.27/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 200$50.22/hr4.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 210$50.22/hrN/A
Minnesota 340$48.25/hr5.3%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Podiatrists 150>$100/hr2.4%
Optometrists 570$64.81/hr7.1%
Hearing Aid Specialists 240$29.93/hrN/A


  • Maintain patient records at all stages, including initial and subsequent evaluation and treatment activities.
  • Administer hearing tests and examine patients to collect information on type and degree of impairment, using specialized instruments and electronic equipment.
  • Fit, dispense, and repair assistive devices, such as hearing aids.
  • Fit, dispense, and repair assistive devices, such as hearing aids.
  • Evaluate hearing and balance disorders to determine diagnoses and courses of treatment.
  • Recommend assistive devices according to patients' needs or nature of impairments.
  • Program and monitor cochlear implants to fit the needs of patients.
  • Monitor patients' progress and provide ongoing observation of hearing or balance status.
  • Perform administrative tasks, such as managing office functions and finances.
  • Administer hearing tests and examine patients to collect information on type and degree of impairment, using specialized instruments and electronic equipment.