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Sleep Technologist Salary

Pay for Sleep Technologists in the United States sits in the ballpark of $21.00 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $14.57 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $29.58. Female Sleep Technologists make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. Most Sleep Technologists like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
$29,799 - $74,227
(Median)
$30K
$51K
$74K
MEDIAN: $51,282
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$14.57 - $29.58
(Median)
$15
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,799 - $74,227  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $497.77  
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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$30,661 - $63,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.57 - $29.58  
   
Overtime
$16.61 - $41.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $497.77  
   
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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$30,661 - $63,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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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 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 27%