Other Settings

Other Settings

A smaller number of audiologists fulfill a variety of roles in other settings. Examples include audiologists who work as consultants, trainers, and researchers for manufacturers of assistive technologies, or as hearing conservation program coordinators in industrial settings. Some audiologists work in administrative and clinical capacities as state or federal government employees. Additionally, there are audiologists who serve their communities as employees of nonprofit organizations, or even in other settings not mentioned above.

Percentage of audiologists working in various other settings:

  • Manufacturer: 5%
  • Industry: 0.5%
  • Federal government: 1%
  • Non-profit practice: 2%
  • Other: 4%


American Academy of Audiology. (2004). Scope of practice. Retrieved from https://www.audiology.org/publications-resources/document-library/scope-practice
American Academy of Audiology. (2016). 2016 Compensation and benefits survey. Retrieved from https://www.audiology.org/compensation-and-benefits-survey