Assess and treat persons with hearing and related disorders. May fit hearing aids and provide auditory training. May perform research related to hearing problems.
- About 64 percent worked in healthcare facilities; many others were employed by educational services.
- All States regulate licensure of audiologists; requirements vary by State.
- A master's degree in audiology (hearing) is the standard level of education required; however, a doctoral degree is becoming more common for new entrants.
- Job prospects will be favorable for those possessing the doctoral (Au.D.) degree.
|Personality||I'm a problem solver|
|Job Outlook||Below Average|
|Education||Doctor or Professional degree|