Electroencephalography (EEG) Technologist Salary

The average Electroencephalography Technologist in the United States earns approximately $22.53 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction for Electroencephalography Technologists is high. In this profession, a strong majority enjoy medical and dental coverage, and the larger part have vision insurance, as well. Female Electroencephalography Technologists make up most of the survey respondents at 72 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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Salary $36,353 - $77,869
Bonus $6,175
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$35,025 - $72,229
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $16.28 - $31.61
Overtime $21.82 - $46.43
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $6,175
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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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$35,025 - $72,229
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 132

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Job Description for Electroencephalography (EEG) Technologist

An electroencephalography (EEG) technologist works at a medical institution such as a private practice or a hospital and carries out tests that measure the activity on a patient’s scalp. Neurological problems can often be determined through these tests. Some things that can be diagnosed by these readings are epilepsy, strokes, and tumors.

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Electroencephalography (EEG) Technologist Tasks

  • File reports, order supplies and maintain equipment
  • Prepare readings for interpretation by a physician
  • Attach electrodes to patient's head to obtain brain activity readings
  • Operate equipment to record electrical activity of the brain readings
  • Monitor patient respiration, heart and brain activity during procedure

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Pay by Experience Level for Electroencephalography (EEG) Technologist

Pay by Experience for an Electroencephalography (EEG) Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Electroencephalography (EEG) Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 76 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electroencephalography (EEG) Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Electroencephalography (EEG) Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 37 salaries. An Electroencephalography (EEG) Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 30 salaries.

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Key Stats for Electroencephalography (EEG) Technologist

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Electroencephalography (EEG) Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Electroencephalography (EEG) Technologist Salaries

Intra-operative Monitoring
▲7%


National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 20%
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