For Polysomnographers, hourly average wages total $22.04 per hour. Earnings sit near $16.11 per hour on the lower side but can approach $29.07 on the higher side. Women account for the majority of Polysomnographers who responded to the questionnaire — 64 percent to be exact. Although over a third lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and just over two-fifths get dental coverage, too. Most Polysomnographers report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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).
$34,407 - $62,087
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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.