Average Polysomnographers in the United States make around $22.14 per hour. Compensation ranges from $16.38 per hour on the lower end to $28.68 on the higher end. Women make up the majority of Polysomnographers (60 percent) who completed the questionnaire. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Although roughly two in five lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and just over two-fifths get dental coverage, too. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to 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).
$34,607 - $62,400
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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.