Polysomnographic Sleep Technologist Salary

The average pay for a Polysomnographic Sleep Technologist is $21.81 per hour.

$25,168 - $59,598
$25K
$41K
$60K
MEDIAN: $40,976
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$12.85 - $29.04
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MEDIAN: $21.81
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$25,168 - $59,598  
   
Bonus
$1,300  
Total Pay (?
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$26,734 - $60,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.85 - $29.04  
   
Overtime
$31.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,300  
   
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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$26,734 - $60,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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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

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

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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.

Key Stats for Polysomnographic Sleep Technologist

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Polysomnographic Sleep Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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