Sleep Technologist Salary

The average Sleep Technologist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $21.63 per hour. Compensation ranges from $14.68 per hour on the lower end to $29.36 on the higher end. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, one-fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. Most Sleep Technologists survey respondents are women (74 percent). Most Sleep Technologists report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$30,201 - $73,404
(Median)
$30K
$51K
$73K
MEDIAN: $51,479
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$14.68 - $29.36
(Median)
$15
$22
$29
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,201 - $73,404  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $487.96  
Total Pay (?
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$31,752 - $62,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $29.36  
   
Overtime
$16.77 - $40.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $487.96  
   
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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$31,752 - $62,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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Job Description for Sleep Technologist

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

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Experience Affects Sleep Technologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 26%
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