Polysomnographer Salary

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.

$15.40 - $28.89
(Median)
$15
$22
$29
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.40 - $28.89  
   
Overtime
$10.25 - $37.93  
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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$32,722 - $62,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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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 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 44%