Polysomnographic Technologist Salary

A Polysomnographic Technologist earns an average wage of $24.13 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$20,347 - $51,097
$42K
MEDIAN: $41,700
50%

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$12.91 - $32.01
$13
$24
$32
MEDIAN: $24.13
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$41,700  
   
Bonus
$2,875  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$25,127 - $67,813  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $32.01  
   
Overtime
$35.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,875  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$25,127 - $67,813  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Job Description for Polysomnographic Technologist

A polysomnographic technologist is a medical professional who helps to administer tests for persons who may be suffering from a variety of sleep disorders. The technologist typically works in a clinic or laboratory dedicated to diagnosing sleep anomalies in patients, and he or she works to ensure that all equipment in the sleep lab is clean, properly prepared, and in good working order. He or she typically attaches a variety of sensory measuring devices to a patient prior to sleeping, in order to measure responses from the patient. The technologist typically collects data while monitoring the patient's health during this process, and he or she will typically provide that information to the primary care provider.

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Polysomnographic Technologist Tasks

  • Assess and care for patients with sleep disorders, educate about treatment options.
  • Evaluate sleep results and prepare reports when needed.
  • Administer oxygen and titrates CPAP and BIPAP to patient, calibrate and sterilize medical equipment.
  • Responsible for the set-up and study of polysomnogram studies.

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Key Stats for Polysomnographic Technologist

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Polysomnographic Technologist Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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