Pay & Benefits Audiology
STU_LCBRAZ at vax1.acs.jmu.edu
Sat Jan 20 18:29:34 EST 1996
> My concern has always been that recently graduated audiologists sell
> themselves WAY short of what they are worth. People who accept jobs
> that pay $15k a year are essentially saying that they do not consider
> themselves essential to a practice. For all the time that is spent
> in the classroom, plus the experience that one obtains, surely one
> must consider themselves worth more than that.
If I have to go to 2+ years of grad school (along with the
extra year I've taken *this* year--after I graduated with
a Psyc. degree--in order to finish my comm. disorders classes),
not to mention a CFY, several written/oral tests, plus 350
clinical hours of hands-on experience...and the possibility
of of going *back* to get an AuD (provided I don't get into
CMU next year--keep your fingers crossed for me!), I sure as
HELL better be making more than $15k a year!!
Besides, *I'm* worth it! :)
> In that light, I would hope that recent graduates would expect and accept
> only those positions that treat them like trained professionals.
Yeah! So there...
-Laura at expain.to.me.again.why.I'm.doing.this... :)
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