An average Polysomnographer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $22.04 per hour. Compensation ranges from $14.90 per hour on the lower end to $29.30 on the higher end. Women make up the majority of Polysomnographers (63 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Nearly two in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and more than two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Polysomnographers. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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).
$31,627 - $61,982
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
Job Description for Polysomnographer
Administer oxygen and titrates CPAP and BIPAP to patient, calibrate and sterilize medical equipment.
Responsible for the set-up and study of polysomnogram studies.
Assess and care for patients with sleep disorders, educate about treatment options.
Evaluate sleep results and prepare reports when needed.