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Job Description

An audiologist is a health care professional that specializes in assisting patients who are suffering from hearing loss or ear disorders. This is through extensive study, treatments, and aids/devices that can improve their hearing and health.


Depending on the location of work and experience, an audiologist earns between $50,000 – $120,000 a year.

Work Hours

Audiologists work normal business hours.

Study length

Becoming an audiologist requires 5 years of training.

To become an Audiologist, you need to:

Complete a Bachelors degree in related health focus course
Complete a Masters of Audiology degree
Complete and register through the New Zealand Audiological Society

A few specialised roles Audiologists could work in:

Education – teaching about deaf or hearing impaired
Hearing Implants and Hearing Aids
Testing in Communities

Want to learn more about what it’s like to study Audiology?

Check out University of Canterbury Masters of Audiology.

Source: Audiologist. (n.d.). Retrieved December 9, 2022, from