Audiologist/​Audiometrist

Kaimātai/​Kaitirotiro Taringa

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

Pay

Audiometrists earn

$55K-$75K per year

Audiologists earn

$45K-$110K per year

Source: Association of New Zealand Audiology; District Health Boards/PSA Allied MECA, 2015.

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 rare.
Audiologist explaining to a client about parts of an ear

Audiologists study and treat hearing disorders

Last updated 20 June 2017