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Working as an EEG Technician

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being an eeg technician. For example, did you know that they make an average of $22.94 an hour? That's $47,707 a year!

What Does an EEG Technician Do

When it comes to the most important skills required to be an eeg technician, we found that a lot of resumes listed 19.8% of eeg technicians included patient care, while 11.4% of resumes included healthcare, and 7.9% of resumes included neurodiagnostic. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.

When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the eeg technician job title. But what industry to start with? Most eeg technicians actually find jobs in the health care and education industries.

How To Become an EEG Technician

If you're interested in becoming an eeg technician, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 24.6% of eeg technicians have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 7.2% of eeg technicians have master's degrees. Even though some eeg technicians have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become an eeg technician. When we researched the most common majors for an eeg technician, we found that they most commonly earn associate degree degrees or bachelor's degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on eeg technician resumes include high school diploma degrees or master's degree degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become an eeg technician. In fact, many eeg technician jobs require experience in a role such as technician. Meanwhile, many eeg technicians also have previous career experience in roles such as sleep technician or medical assistant.

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Average Salary$47,707

EEG Technician Jobs

Average Salary for an EEG Technician

EEG Technicians in America make an average salary of $47,707 per year or $23 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $68,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $33,000 per year.
Average Salary
$47,707

Best Paying Cities

City
Average Salary
Fremont, CA
Salary Range48k - 81k$63k$62,632
Everett, WA
Salary Range47k - 77k$61k$60,869
Bethlehem, PA
Salary Range40k - 65k$51k$51,390
Phoenix, AZ
Salary Range41k - 63k$51k$51,056
Rochester, MN
Salary Range41k - 59k$50k$49,599
El Paso, TX
Salary Range39k - 60k$49k$48,849
$30k
$81k

Recently Added Salaries

Job TitleCompanyCompanyStart DateSalary
EEG Technician
EEG Technician
Uchealth
Uchealth
11/25/2020
11/25/2020
$47,04111/25/2020
$47,041
EEG Technician
EEG Technician
Uc Health
Uc Health
11/25/2020
11/25/2020
$47,04111/25/2020
$47,041
EEG Technician--Primary Children's Hospital
EEG Technician--Primary Children's Hospital
Intermountain Healthcare
Intermountain Healthcare
11/23/2020
11/23/2020
$40,96811/23/2020
$40,968
EEG Technician I-EEG-Per Diem-Variable Shifts
EEG Technician I-EEG-Per Diem-Variable Shifts
Washington Hospital Healthcare System
Washington Hospital Healthcare System
10/29/2020
10/29/2020
$85,60910/29/2020
$85,609
EEG Technologist
EEG Technologist
Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic
10/07/2020
10/07/2020
$50,86010/07/2020
$50,860
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EEG Technician Demographics

Gender

female

62.1 %

male

28.5 %

unknown

9.4 %

Ethnicity

White

62.6 %

Hispanic or Latino

16.6 %

Black or African American

10.4 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

59.5 %

French

5.4 %

Hindi

5.4 %
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EEG Technician Education

Majors

Nursing
12.3 %
Business
10.4 %

Degrees

Associate

31.6 %

Bachelors

24.6 %

Certificate

18.3 %

Top Colleges for EEG Technicians

1. University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

In-State Tuition
$15,730
Enrollment
18,830

2. New York University

New York, NY

In-State Tuition
$51,828
Enrollment
26,339

3. Inter American University of Puerto Rico Arecibo

Arecibo, PR

In-State Tuition
$5,872
Enrollment
3,553

4. Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Roanoke, VA

In-State Tuition
$26,886
Enrollment
774

5. Howard University

Washington, DC

In-State Tuition
$26,756
Enrollment
6,166

6. Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

In-State Tuition
$10,726
Enrollment
45,769

7. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

New Brunswick, NJ

In-State Tuition
$14,974
Enrollment
35,656

8. University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

In-State Tuition
$19,080
Enrollment
19,127

9. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

In-State Tuition
$8,987
Enrollment
18,946

10. Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA

In-State Tuition
$18,454
Enrollment
40,108
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Best States For an EEG Technician

Some places are better than others when it comes to starting a career as an eeg technician. The best states for people in this position are Alaska, Washington, California, and Oregon. Eeg technicians make the most in Alaska with an average salary of $60,843. Whereas in Washington and California, they would average $59,815 and $57,315, respectively. While eeg technicians would only make an average of $56,060 in Oregon, you would still make more there than in the rest of the country. We determined these as the best states based on job availability and pay. By finding the median salary, cost of living, and using the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Location Quotient, we narrowed down our list of states to these four.

1. Alaska

Total EEG Technician Jobs:
23
Highest 10% Earn:
$90,000
Location Quotient:
1.5
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here

2. Wyoming

Total EEG Technician Jobs:
21
Highest 10% Earn:
$70,000
Location Quotient:
1.44
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here

3. Maine

Total EEG Technician Jobs:
76
Highest 10% Earn:
$67,000
Location Quotient:
2.28
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
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Top EEG Technician Employers

1. University of Utah
4.5
Avg. Salary: 
$43,273
EEG Technicians Hired: 
10+
2. Cleveland Clinic
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$51,343
EEG Technicians Hired: 
10+
3. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$46,536
EEG Technicians Hired: 
10+
4. Mayo Clinic
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$56,550
EEG Technicians Hired: 
9+
5. Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$54,680
EEG Technicians Hired: 
8+
6. Medical Staffing Network
4.2
Avg. Salary: 
$55,054
EEG Technicians Hired: 
6+

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