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Sleep Technologist Salary

Earnings for Sleep Technologists in the United States come in at around $21.24 per hour on average. Pay generally varies between $14.62 per hour and $29.45. About a fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. Most Sleep Technologists report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Sleep Technologists making up 75 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$30,000 - $74,032
(Median)
$30K
$51K
$74K
MEDIAN: $50,615
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90%

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$14.62 - $29.45
(Median)
$15
$21
$29
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,000 - $74,032  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $486.45  
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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$31,243 - $63,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.62 - $29.45  
   
Overtime
$17.23 - $43.21  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $486.45  
   
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).
)
$31,243 - $63,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100

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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
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 26%