"administrative hearings," "medical records," and "ieps" aren't the only skills we found hearing specialists list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of hearing specialist responsibilities that we found, including:
Before becoming a hearing specialist, 42.1% earned their bachelor's degree. When it comes down to graduating with a master's degree, 19.8% hearing specialists went for the extra education. If you're wanting to pursue this career, it may be possible to be successful with a high school degree. In fact, most hearing specialists have a college degree. But about one out of every seven hearing specialists didn't attend college at all.
Those hearing specialists who do attend college, typically earn either business degrees or communication disorders sciences degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for hearing specialists include special education degrees or health care administration degrees.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become a hearing specialist. We've found that most hearing specialist resumes include experience from San Joaquin County Office of Education, Chula Vista, and Monterey County. Of recent, San Joaquin County Office of Education had 2 positions open for hearing specialists. Meanwhile, there are 1 job openings at Chula Vista and 1 at Monterey County.
Since salary is important to some hearing specialists, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Monterey County, Los Angeles County, and Modesto City Schools. If you were to take a closer look at Monterey County, you'd find that the average hearing specialist salary is $38,792. Then at Los Angeles County, hearing specialists receive an average salary of $38,206, while the salary at Modesto City Schools is $32,009. Currently, Monterey County has 0 jobs listed for hearing specialists. Additionally, Los Angeles County and Modesto City Schools only have 0 and 0 job openings.
Some other companies you might be interested in as a hearing specialist include Apple, United States Army, and Verizon Communications. These three companies were found to hire the most hearing specialists from the top 100 U.S. educational institutions.
In general, hearing specialists fulfill roles in the health care and professional industries. While employment numbers are high in those industries, the hearing specialist annual salary is the highest in the insurance industry with $62,946 as the average salary. Meanwhile, the professional and internet industries pay $55,420 and $48,968 respectively. This means that hearing specialists who are employed in the insurance industry make 78.7% more than hearing specialists who work in the government Industry.