Polysomnographic Sleep Technologist Salary

A Polysomnographic Sleep Technologist earns an average wage of $21.25 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$29,441 - $64,314
(Median)
$29K
$45K
$64K
MEDIAN: $45,150
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$15.03 - $27.86
(Median)
$15
$21
$28
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,441 - $64,314  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
Total Pay (?
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$31,019 - $60,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.03 - $27.86  
   
Overtime
$19.50 - $41.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
   
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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$31,019 - $60,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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Job Description for Polysomnographic Sleep Technologist

Polysomnography is the study of sleep, particularly as it relates to sleep disorders. A polysomnographic sleep technologist is a person who helps administer sleep studies and tests to individuals who have complained of some sleep disorder, in order to properly diagnose and treat that problem. Occasionally, research scientists will also use the services of polysomnographic sleep techs to assist in conducting broader sleep studies with research volunteers.

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Polysomnographic Sleep Technologist Tasks

  • Prepare and analyze readings for interpretation by a physician.
  • Monitor patient respiration, heart and brain activity during procedure.
  • Operate equipment to record sleep and awake physiology readings of patient.
  • File polysomnogram studies and reports, order supplies and maintain equipment.

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Experience Affects Polysomnographic Sleep Technologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 28%
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