Polysomnographers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $22.13 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $15.40 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $28.89. Job satisfaction for Polysomnographers is high. Polysomnographers survey participants are largely women, dominating at 65 percent. Some workers in this field — just over two-fifths — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by roughly two in five. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$32,722 - $62,539
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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.