Polysomnographer Salary

Median pay for Polysomnographers in the United States is around $22.26 per hour. Polysomnographers survey participants are largely women, dominating at 67 percent. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — roughly a fifth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$43,747 - $51,693
$49K
MEDIAN: $49,438
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$16.58 - $29.54
$17
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $22.26
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$49,438  
   
Total Pay (?
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$34,131 - $59,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.58 - $29.54  
   
Overtime
$34.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Total Pay (?
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$34,131 - $59,249  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Polysomnographer

  • Assess and care for patients with sleep disorders, educate about treatment options.
  • Evaluate sleep results and prepare reports when needed.
  • Administer oxygen and titrates CPAP and BIPAP to patient, calibrate and sterilize medical equipment.
  • Responsible for the set-up and study of polysomnogram studies.

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Key Stats for Polysomnographer

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Polysomnographer Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 21%
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