Earnings for Polysomnographers in the United States come in at around $21.83 per hour on average. Health benefits are not claimed by all — approximately one-fourth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and a little over a half have dental, too. Unfortunately, the majority of individuals in this role do not enjoy their work. Female Polysomnographers make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,500 - $53,926
$50K
MEDIAN: $49,890
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$16.78 - $27.91
$17
$22
$28
MEDIAN: $21.83
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$49,890  
   
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$34,494 - $58,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$16.78 - $27.91  
   
Overtime
$31.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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$34,494 - $58,452  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Polysomnographer

  • Assess and care for patients with sleep disorders, educate about treatment options.
  • Evaluate sleep results and prepare reports when needed.
  • Administer oxygen and titrates CPAP and BIPAP to patient, calibrate and sterilize medical equipment.
  • Responsible for the set-up and study of polysomnogram studies.

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Key Stats for Polysomnographer

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
054
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Polysomnographer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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