Polysomnographers in the United States pull down an average of $22.05 per hour. The majority of people in this position find little satisfaction in their work. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Polysomnographers making up 75 percent. While close to one-fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and roughly one-half have dental, as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$43,000 - $56,000
(Median)
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$49K
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MEDIAN: $49,354
50%

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$17.24 - $29.08
(Median)
$17
$22
$29
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$49,355  
   
Bonus
$2,550  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$34,494 - $61,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$17.24 - $29.08  
   
Overtime
$31.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$2,550  
   
Total Pay (?
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).
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$34,494 - $61,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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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 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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