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Electroneurodiagnostic Technology

3 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
#130 in Popularity
$47,450 Median Salary

Types of Degrees Electroneurodiagnostic Technology Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many electroneurodiagnostic/electroencephalographic technology/technologist graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 168
Undergraduate Certificate 124
Basic Certificate 42
Bachelor’s Degree 3

What Electroneurodiagnostic Technology Majors Need to Know

O*NET surveyed people in occupations related to electroneurodiagnostic/electroencephalographic technology/technologist and asked them what knowledge areas, skills, and abilities were important for their jobs. The responses were rated on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being most important.

Knowledge Areas for Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Technology/Technologist Majors

According to O*NET survey takers, a major in electroneurodiagnostic/electroencephalographic technology/technologist should prepare you for careers in which you will need to be knowledgeable in the following areas:

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  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Medicine and Dentistry - Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • Biology - Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.

Skills for Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Technology/Technologist Majors

The following list of skills has been highlighted as some of the most essential for careers related to electroneurodiagnostic/electroencephalographic technology/technologist:

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  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Abilities for Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Technology/Technologist Majors

As a electroneurodiagnostic/electroencephalographic technology/technologist major, you will find yourself needing the following abilities:

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  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

What Can You Do With a Electroneurodiagnostic Technology Major?

Below is a list of occupations associated with electroneurodiagnostic/electroencephalographic technology/technologist:

Job Title Job Growth Rate Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 25.9% $97,370
Neurodiagnostic Technologists 19.6% $42,920

Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Electroneurodiagnostic Technology?

3 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
67% Percent Women
67% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The major attracts more women than men. About 67% of the recent graduates in this field are female.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of electroneurodiagnostic/electroencephalographic technology/technologist majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Technology/Technologist Students with Bachelor's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 1
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

How Much Do Electroneurodiagnostic Technology Majors Make?

Salaries According to BLS

Average salaries range from $47,450 to $122,320 (25th to 75th percentile) for careers related to electroneurodiagnostic/electroencephalographic technology/technologist. This range includes all degree levels, so you may expect those with a more advanced degree to make more while those with less advanced degrees will typically make less.

To put that into context, according to BLS data from the first quarter of 2020, the typical high school graduate makes between $30,000 and $57,900 a year (25th through 75th percentile). The average person with a bachelor’s degree (any field) makes between $45,600 and $99,000. Advanced degree holders make the most with salaries between $55,600 and $125,400.

Median Salary for an Electroneurodiagnostic Technology Major  ( 47450 to 122320 )
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Median Salary for a High School Graduate  ( 30000 to 57900 )
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Median Salary for a Bachelor's Degree Holder  ( 45600 to 99000 )
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Median Salary for an Advanced Degree Holder  ( 55600 to 125400 )
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Some degrees associated with electroneurodiagnostic/electroencephalographic technology/technologist may require an advanced degree, while others may not even require a bachelor’s in the field. Whatever the case may be, pursuing more education usually means that more career options will be available to you.

How much schooling do you really need to compete in today’s job market? People currently working in careers related to electroneurodiagnostic/electroencephalographic technology/technologist have obtained the following education levels.

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Education Level Percentage of Workers
High School Diploma - or the equivalent (for example, GED) 5.6%
Post-Secondary Certificate - awarded for training completed after high school (for example, in agriculture or natural resources, computer services, personal or culinary services, engineering technologies, healthcare, construction trades, mechanic and repair technologies, or precision production) 8.5%
Some College Courses 1.9%
Associate’s Degree (or other 2-year degree) 35.2%
Bachelor’s Degree 17.7%
Master’s Degree 13.4%
Doctoral Degree 9.3%
Post-Doctoral Training 7.1%

Online Electroneurodiagnostic Technology Programs

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 34 schools offered some type of electroneurodiagnostic/electroencephalographic technology/technologist program. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 3 1
Certificate (1-2 years) 7 1
Certificate (2-4 Years) 1 0
Associate’s Degree 27 1
Bachelor’s Degree 0 0
Post-Baccalaureate 3 1
Master’s Degree 0 0
Post-Master’s 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

Is a Degree in Electroneurodiagnostic Technology Worth It?

The median salary for a electroneurodiagnostic/electroencephalographic technology/technologist grad is $47,450 per year. This is based on the weighted average of the most common careers associated with the major.

This is 19% more than the average salary for an individual holding a high school degree. This adds up to a gain of about $151,000 after 20 years!

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You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to electroneurodiagnostic/electroencephalographic technology/technologist.

Major Number of Grads
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 28,857
Physician Assistant 10,197
Radiologic Technology 9,768
Surgical Technology/Technologist 7,958
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 7,134
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 5,546
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 5,400
Athletic Training 5,307
Other Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 2,036
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist 1,458
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician 773
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 661
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician 589
Polysomnography 322
Perfusion Technology/Perfusionist 117
Mammography Technician/Technology 73
Radiation Protection/Health Physics Technician 63
Cardiopulmonary Technology/Technologist 43
Hearing Instrument Specialist 39
Gene/Genetic Therapy 19

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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