An average Polysomnographer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $22.04 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $16.11 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $29.07. Female Polysomnographers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (64 percent) are women. The majority of Polysomnographers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — over a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and just over two-fifths receive dental plans. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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).
$34,407 - $62,087
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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.