$55,719
Avg. Salary
$23.05
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Sleep Technologist is $23.05 per hour.

The average pay for a Sleep Technologist is $55,719 per year.

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Salary $35,886 - $73,377
Bonus $102 - $4,894
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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$35,518 - $66,187
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $16.66 - $30.88
Overtime $3.00 - $45.21
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $102 - $4,894
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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$35,518 - $66,187
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 221

Job Description for Sleep Technologist

Sleep technologists, also known as polysomnographic technologists, perform sleep testing, either inside or outside a sleep center. A sleep technologist is able to provide comprehensive testing, diagnosis, and treatment. The technologist will set up and prepare for the sleep study, according to the doctor’s orders; this includes placing sensors on the appropriate places on the patient and making sure all machines are properly calibrated. They will gather all necessary data throughout the sleep study and document any information that may be important or of interest to the doctor. They will perform patient education as needed.

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Sleep Technologist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Sleep Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Sleep Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Sleep Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sleep Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Sleep Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 30 salaries. A Sleep Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 6 salaries.

Sleep Technologist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sleep Technologist?

Sleep Technologist in Pasco:
"Rewarding."
Pros: The lack of micromanaging and freedom
Cons: Patient to tech ratios are high

Sleep Technologist in Kissimmee:
"Where field was progressing."
Get as many certifications and registries as possible the more education the beter.

Key Stats for Sleep Technologist

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Sleep Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲5%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 31%