Polysomnographic Sleep Technologist Salary

The average pay for a Polysomnographic Sleep Technologist is $21.19 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$29,087 - $65,889
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$29K
$44K
$66K
MEDIAN: $44,419
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$15.61 - $28.40
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$16
$21
$28
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,087 - $65,889  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,872  
Total Pay (?
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$31,744 - $61,468  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.61 - $28.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$20.71 - $42.31  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $4,872  
   
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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$31,744 - $61,468  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Polysomnographic Sleep Technologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Polysomnographic Sleep Technologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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