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Hearing Aid Specialists in Illinois

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Hearing Aid Specialists in Illinois

Considering a career as a Hearing Aid Specialist in Illinois?

24.0% Jobs Projection
$40,710 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Hearing Aid Specialists in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Hearing Aid Specialists in Illinois is growing faster than average.

  • Hearing Aid Specialists in Illinois earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Hearing Aid Specialists Work in Illinois?

250 people worked as Hearing Aid Specialists in 2018 in this state.

There were 220 Hearing Aid Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 180 Hearing Aid Specialists working in it, which means Illinois has more Hearing Aid Specialists than average.


Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Hearing Aid Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 24.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 20.6%.


Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 310 total jobs in 2026 for Hearing Aid Specialists in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 600 annual jobs and 8,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Hearing Aid Specialists Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Hearing Aid Specialists ranged from $18,960 to $77,560 with $40,710 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.12 to $37.29. The median hourly rate was $19.57.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $21.75 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $2.18.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Illinois Metros for Hearing Aid Specialists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Hearing Aid Specialists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 100 $55,900

Top States for Hearing Aid Specialists Employment

View the list below to see where most Hearing Aid Specialists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Florida 740 $51,590
California 590 $56,070
Texas 530 $53,260
Michigan 440 $56,650
Georgia 350 $37,340
Indiana 250 $59,890
Pennsylvania 250 $52,420
Illinois 250 $40,710
Virginia 220 $38,780
North Carolina 220 $62,240
Oregon 210 $53,390
Ohio 190 $54,490
Missouri 180 $51,360
Massachusetts 160 $51,790
Montana 160 $61,160
Hawaii 150 $81,350
New Jersey 140 $53,380
Wisconsin 140 $46,950
Utah 130 $53,350
Alabama 120 $55,380

Below are the states where Hearing Aid Specialists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Hawaii $81,350
Kansas $67,000
Alaska $64,800
Kentucky $64,460
North Carolina $62,240
Montana $61,160
Indiana $59,890
Minnesota $58,390
Michigan $56,650
California $56,070

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