Neurodiagnostic Technologists


Salary Median (2020)


Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+8.5% (as fast as the average)


What Neurodiagnostic Technologists Do

Conduct electroneurodiagnostic (END) tests such as electroencephalograms, evoked potentials, polysomnograms, or electronystagmograms. May perform nerve conduction studies.

Other Job Titles Neurodiagnostic Technologists May Have

Certified Neurodiagnostic Technologist, Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist, Neurodiagnostic Technologist, Registered Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist, Registered Polysomnographic Technologist

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Conduct tests or studies such as electroencephalography (EEG), polysomnography (PSG), nerve conduction studies (NCS), electromyography (EMG), and intraoperative monitoring (IOM).
  • Indicate artifacts or interferences derived from sources outside of the brain, such as poor electrode contact or patient movement, on electroneurodiagnostic recordings.
  • Explain testing procedures to patients, answering questions or reassuring patients, as needed.
  • Monitor patients during tests or surgeries, using electroencephalographs (EEG), evoked potential (EP) instruments, or video recording equipment.
  • Attach electrodes to patients, using adhesives.

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