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How much does a polysomnography tech make?

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According to a 2011 "Sleep Review Magazine" survey, a polysomnography tech makes an average of $44,000 per year. Polysomnography techs in the Pacific region make an average of $55,000 per year, while those in the eastern seaboard make $25,000.

Polysomnography techs who hold a Registered Polysomnographer Technologist (RPSGT) credential make an average of $49,205 per year. Those who are not certified only earn an average of $37,839 annually. Polysomnography techs who are in research or administrative positions earn an average of $55,000 per year. Hourly pay for a polysomnography tech ranges between $23.75 to $33.97 with rates increasing depending on hours worked per week and overtime.


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