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Polysomnographer Salary (United States)

An average Polysomnographer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $22.04 per hour. Compensation ranges from $14.90 per hour on the lower end to $29.30 on the higher end. Women make up the majority of Polysomnographers (63 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Nearly two in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and more than two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Polysomnographers. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Polysomnographer Salary (?
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$14.90 - $29.30
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $29.30  
   
Overtime
$10.07 - $37.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,454  
   
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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$31,627 - $61,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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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 10%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$46,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 41%