Polysomnographer Salary (United States)

Polysomnographers in the United States ordinarily take home approximately $22.36 per hour. Pay generally spreads from $13.50 per hour to $28.82. Health benefits are not claimed by all—41 percent lack any form of coverage—but more than half have medical insurance, and 45 percent have dental, too. The majority of Polysomnographers (63 percent) are female. Work is enjoyable for Polysomnographers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.
Polysomnographer Salary (?
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$13.50 - $28.82
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.50 - $28.82  
   
Overtime
$18.53 - $38.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,468  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,536 - $61,772  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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.

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Experience Affects Polysomnographer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$47,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 41%