Audiologist/​Audiometrist

Kaimātai/​Kaitirotiro Taringa

Audiologists and audiometrists study, identify, measure and treat hearing disorders and loss. They also provide aids and/or other listening devices to assist patients who have hearing loss.

Pay

Audiometrists earn

$38K-$60K per year

Audiologists earn

$45K-$110K per year

Source: New Zealand Audiological Society; Association of New Zealand Audiology Inc

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an audiologist are good, as the supply of graduates meets the level of demand. Audiometrist positions are fairly rare.
Close-up of hands holding audiology equipment

An audiologist working with technical equipment

Last updated 31 August 2015