An Electroencephalography (EEG) Technician earns an average wage of $16.32 per hour. A skill in Intra-operative Monitoring is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Electroencephalography (EEG) Technician Total Pay (?
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$25,016 - $53,080
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MEDIAN: $37,192
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Electroencephalography (EEG) Technician Total Pay (?
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$11.36 - $24.44
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
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$25,016 - $53,080  
   
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$0.00 - $1,536  
Total Pay (?
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$24,323 - $51,789  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 408
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
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$11.36 - $24.44  
   
Overtime
$8.43 - $37.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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$0.00 - $1,536  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,323 - $51,789  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 408
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Job Description for Electroencephalography (EEG) Technician
Electroencephalography (EEG) Technician requires specialized training to do their job. Such training usually takes the form of technical school or an associate’s degree. Another option for training is on the job training although there is currently a move towards more standardized training. Their job consists of using machines such as an electroencephalograph to record electrical impulses in the brain and nervous system. An EEG technician may also be required to assist in determining brain death in a patient who is in a coma. They must attach electrodes to patients and monitor machines during measurements. Many patients that an EEG technician works with are very ill and may not be able to move about by themselves freely. The technician may be required to move the patient to attach electrodes or may have the assistance of others at the hospital, such as a nurse. The technician also prepares a report to be interpreted by a doctor. An EEG technician usually works in a hospital setting. EEG technicians are likely to work a normal work week but may be on call at all times of day and weekends in case of emergency situations. Working in a hospital setting an EEG technician is likely to work with a variety of other medical professionals including doctors, nurses and other specialists. Good communication skills are important since a large part of their job consists of relaying information to other medical professionals. In a typical work day an EEG spends about half of their time on their feet and half of their time seated and may be required to do some lifting in moving patients. The technician may be required to transport patients between rooms depending on the facility in which they work.
Electroencephalography (EEG) Technician Tasks
  • Monitor patient respiration, heart and brain activity during procedure.
  • File reports, order supplies and maintain equipment.
  • Operate equipment to record electrical activity of the brain readings.
  • Attach electrodes to patient's head to obtain brain activity readings.
  • Prepare readings for interpretation by a physician.
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Experience Affects Electroencephalography (EEG) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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$35,000
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Skills That Affect Electroencephalography (EEG) Technician Salaries

Intra-operative Monitoring
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National Average
$35,000
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Gender
Female
84%
female alumni
 
Male
16%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 25%
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