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Army Medical Corps

Audiologist (72C)

  • Enlisted
  • Officer
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve
  • Open to Women
  • Entry Level

Overview

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.

Job Duties

  • Performing hearing tests
  • Developing improved communication strategies
  • Evaluating protective devices
  • Developing hearing conservation programs

Requirements

Active Duty

  • Master’s degree in audiology or speech pathology and audiology from an accredited program acceptable to the Surgeon General
  • Must be between 21 and 42 years of age (may request a waiver)
  • Must be a U.S. citizen

Army Reserve

  • In addition to the above qualifications, permanent U.S. residency is required for Reserve duty officers.

Training

Job training for an audiologist includes completing an Officer Basic Leadership Course, which introduces you to the Army Health Care system, Army doctrine and basic Soldier/leader skills.

Helpful Skills

  • Ability to make accurate, immediate decisions
  • Perform under stress
  • Apply critical technical and thinking skills
  • Tremendous concentration

Compensation

Active Duty
In addition to the many privileges that come from being on the U.S. Army health care team, you’ll also be rewarded with:

  • May receive pay for continuing education
  • Noncontributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying service
  • Flexible, portable retirement savings and investment plan similar to a 401(k)

Army Reserve

  • 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)

Education Benefits

In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education.

PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program

Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experience and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at http://www.armypays.com.

  • Johns Hopkins
  • GE Healthcare
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Mercy Medical Center

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