Electroencephalography (EEG) Technologist Salary

For Electroencephalography Technologists, hourly average wages total $23.26 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Female Electroencephalography Technologists far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn vision coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$36,212 - $80,811
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MEDIAN: $56,842
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$16.75 - $32.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$36,212 - $80,811  
   
Bonus
$6,000  
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$35,820 - $75,065  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.75 - $32.28  
   
Overtime
$21.82 - $46.42  
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$6,000  
   
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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$35,820 - $75,065  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Electroencephalography (EEG) Technologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Electroencephalography Technologists, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $45K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $52K. Electroencephalography Technologists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $56K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $61K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Key Stats for Electroencephalography (EEG) Technologist

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Electroencephalography (EEG) Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Electroencephalography (EEG) Technologist Salaries

Intra-operative Monitoring
▲5%


National Average
$50,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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