Ever considered a career in EEG technology, or in medical technology jobs more generally? If so, you’ve probably wondered about the salary EEG Techs earn.
Continue reading to learn more about an EEG Neurodiagnostic Technologist’s salary in the United States.
What do EEG Neurodiagnostic Technologists do, anyway?
This is an important question to know the answer to before you decide to become an EEG (Electroencephalography) Technologist, as EEG Techs require a different set of skills than careers in other forms of medical technology.
EEG Technologists are, well, trained to operate EEGs—devices that detect brain waves by monitoring the electrical activity of one’s brain. They assist in setting up these devices on patients, as well as briefing them on the specifics of EEG scans, and walking them through the process.
Before deciding to become an EEG Tech, it’s probably important to you to know what kind of salary you could expect. This is important in regard to financially supporting yourself and others, as well as paying off tuition if you decide to go the route of EEG Tech training programs. We’ll explain all of this soon!
What determines the average EEG Technologist salary
Our Lifelines Registered EEG Technologist, Sandy Penney R. EEG T./RPSG. (more on what this means later!), said that the salaries vary by state.
“A common question we get in the field is: ‘How much do you make?’” Sandy told us.
But that depends on where you live. Salaries can vary completely depending on location, although there are a lot of other factors to consider when thinking about EEG Tech incomes.