Neurodiagnostic Technologist Salary

Earnings for Neurodiagnostic Technologists in the United States come in at around $23.23 per hour on average. Lower pay rates hover around $16.99 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $31.87. Women make up the vast majority of Neurodiagnostic Technologists (82 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Neurodiagnostic Technologists like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$37,115 - $70,196

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$16.99 - $31.87

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,115 - $70,196  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,085  
Total Pay (?
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$36,014 - $68,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.99 - $31.87  
   
Overtime
$3.45 - $48.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,085  
   
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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$36,014 - $68,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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Job Description for Neurodiagnostic Technologist

A neurodiagnostic technologist works in a clinical or hospital environment. The technologist performs tests on outpatients and inpatients. These tests will center around the patient’s nervous system and will be carried out by monitoring electrical activity. The technologist must be able to recognize various EEG patterns. After the tests are carried out, the technologist should document the results and report any abnormal findings to the medical provider in charge.

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Neurodiagnostic Technologist Tasks

  • Monitor patients' comfort, blood pressure and heart rate during tests.
  • Prepare reports of diagnostic procedures for interpretation by physician.
  • Conduct and analyze complex electroencephalography (EEG), electromyography (EMG), nerve conduction velocity (NCV), or other neurodiagnastic tests.
  • Adjust equipment and controls according to physicians' orders or established protocol.
  • Obtain and record patient identification, medical history and test results.

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Typical Neurodiagnostic Technologists report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, facility with Intra-operative Monitoring, Video EEG Monitoring, and EEG are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 20 percent, 7 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Competency in Intra-operative Monitoring frequently indicates knowledge of Video EEG Monitoring.

Pay by Experience Level for Neurodiagnostic Technologist

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $42K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $51K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $56K in this role. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $55K.

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Experience Affects Neurodiagnostic Technologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Neurodiagnostic Technologist Salaries

Intra-operative Monitoring
up arrow 20%


EEG
up arrow 6%

National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 13%
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