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Neurodiagnostic Technologist Salary

The average Neurodiagnostic Technologist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $22.81 per hour. Compensation ranges from $16.69 per hour on the lower end to $32.01 on the higher end. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Neurodiagnostic Technologists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$37,029 - $74,240
(Median)
$37K
$48K
$74K
MEDIAN: $47,897
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$16.69 - $32.01
(Median)
$17
$23
$32
MEDIAN: $22.00
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Salary
$37,029 - $74,240  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,055  
Total Pay (?
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$35,432 - $70,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.69 - $32.01  
   
Overtime
$12.28 - $49.37  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,055  
   
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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$35,432 - $70,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 127

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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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Survey results show that Neurodiagnostic Technologists typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, facility with Intra-operative Monitoring, EEG, and Video EEG Monitoring are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 20 percent, 8 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. It is not unusual for someone who knows Intra-operative Monitoring to be familiar with Video EEG Monitoring as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Neurodiagnostic Technologist

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $41K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $49K. Neurodiagnostic Technologists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $55K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $56K.

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Experience Affects Neurodiagnostic Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Neurodiagnostic Technologist Salaries

Intra-operative Monitoring
up arrow 20%

EEG
up arrow 8%


National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 13%
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