The audiologist is primarily responsible for helping Soldiers preserve an important communication tool: the ability to hear.
Audiologists work with the most advanced technology and develop new skills that can enhance your career.
Part-time job serving 1 weekend a month and 2 weeks in the summer near your current location
Audiology School Loan repayment up to $50,000
Sign-on Bonus up to $80,000
As little as a 3 year contract
Performing hearing tests
Developing improved communication strategies
Evaluating protective devices
Developing hearing conservation programs
Job training for an audiologist includes completing an Basic Officer Leaders Course, which introduces you to the Army Health Care system, Army doctrine and basic Soldier/leader skills.
Ability to make accurate, immediate decisions
Perform under stress
Apply critical technical and thinking skills
May receive pay for continuing education and training
Noncontributory retirement benefits at age 60 with 20 years of qualifying service
Flexible, portable retirement savings and investment plan similar to a 401(k)
**current incentives subject to change**
Requires a doctoral degree from an accredited program in audiology from a school acceptable to the OTSG. Candidates with a clinical doctoral degree (Au.D.) must have completed an accredited 1 year clinical audiology externship or be enrolled in the Army Audiology Externship Program (AEP).
Must be between 21 and 42 years of age
CCC-A a plus
Additional Salary Information: Pay is based on calculated rank based on constructive credit, you receive pay for each weekend worked and the 2 weeks of summer duty
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The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.