Polysomnographer Salary

Median pay for Polysomnographers in the United States is around $22.38 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $15.40 per hour and $28.89. The majority of Polysomnographers claim high levels of job satisfaction. There are more female Polysomnographers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 63 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, more than two-fifths are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a majority and dental insurance is reported by close to two-fifths. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale 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: 20 Jun 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 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

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%
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