Polysomnographer Salary

For Polysomnographers, hourly average wages total $22.04 per hour. Earnings sit near $16.11 per hour on the lower side but can approach $29.07 on the higher side. Women account for the majority of Polysomnographers who responded to the questionnaire — 64 percent to be exact. Although over a third lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and just over two-fifths get dental coverage, too. Most Polysomnographers report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$16.11 - $29.07
(Median)
$16
$22
$29
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.11 - $29.07  
   
Overtime
$36.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,250  
   
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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$34,407 - $62,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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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 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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