Polysomnographers in the United States pull down an average of $22.26 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $15.48 per hour and $28.79. Most Polysomnographers report high levels of job satisfaction. While more than two-fifths report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and roughly two in five have dental, as well. Female Polysomnographers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (65 percent) are women. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,879 - $62,400
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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.