A Polysomnographic Sleep Technologist earns an average wage of $21.75 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$31,068 - $50,000
(Median)
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$42K
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MEDIAN: $42,000
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$13.00 - $28.70
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$13
$22
$29
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$42,000  
   
Bonus
$1,300  
Total Pay (?
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$27,616 - $60,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $28.70  
   
Overtime
$29.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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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$27,616 - $60,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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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

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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