What doctor checks to hear?
Otolaryngologist or ENT (ear, nose, and throat) doctor: A physician who has received advanced training in medical conditions involving the ear, nose, and throat. ENT specialists diagnose and treat diseases of the ear, and carry out medical and surgical treatments for certain types of hearing loss (about 10% of cases).
How long does it take to become a hearing instrument specialist?
Most Hearing Aid Specialists have 6 months to 1-year of work experience and 1 to 2 years of job training.
Are Audiologists referred to as doctors?
The short answer is no, audiologists are not medical doctors. All audiologists earn a master's degree in their field. Some audiologists go on to earn a doctor of audiology degree, which is the equivalent of a Ph.D., but it is not a medical degree. They are a doctor in the sense that they have a doctorate.
How much do hearing aid specialists make?
Hearing Aid Specialists earned an average salary of $57,030 in 2017. Comparable jobs earned the following average salary in 2017: Audiologists made $80,040, Speech-Language Pathologists made $79,770, Opticians made $39,070, and Medical Assistants made $33,580.
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