Audiologists held about 10,000 jobs in 2004. More than half of all jobs were
in offices of physicians or other health practitioners, including
audiologists; in hospitals
; and in outpatient care centers. About 1 in 7
jobs was in educational services, including elementary and secondary
schools. Other jobs for audiologists were in health and personal care
stores, including hearing aid stores; scientific research and development
services; and State and local governments.
A small number of audiologists
were self-employed in private practice. They provided hearing health care
services in their own offices or worked under contract for schools, health
care facilities, or other establishments.
Source: Bureau of Labor
Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook
Handbook, 2006-07 Edition