For Registered Polysomnographic Technologists, hourly average wages total $23.30 per hour. While experience level and the individual firm impact pay for this group, location is the most influential factor. Most Registered Polysomnographic Technologists report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly more than a fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by more than half. Female Registered Polysomnographic Technologists are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (66 percent) are women. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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MEDIAN: $51,377
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,987 - $64,433  
   
Bonus
$103.04 - $2,553  
Profit Sharing
$3,300  
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$37,830 - $62,577  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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$18.20 - $29.11  
   
Overtime
$16.61 - $43.59  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$103.04 - $2,553  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,300  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,830 - $62,577  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 569

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Job Description for Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT)

Registered polysomnographic technologists (RPSGT) are responsible for operating and providing adequate maintenance to polysomnographic equipment on behalf of their company. They are in charge of analyzing and conducting sleep studies, in order to provide an accurate diagnosis for patients. They follow strict safety and privacy protocols.

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Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) Tasks

  • Operate equipment to record sleep and awake physiology readings of patient.
  • File polysomnogram studies and reports, order supplies and maintain equipment.
  • Prepare and analyze readings for interpretation by a physician.
  • Monitor patient respiration, heart and brain activity during procedure.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT)


Sleep Lab reports the lowest median salary in the area (it's only $48K) but some workers make up to $72K, indicating a rather large gap in employee earnings.

Popular Skills for Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT)


Registered Polysomnographic Technologists report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Fortunate workers who know scoring command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 22 percent above average. The majority of those who know Patient Education also know Pediatrics.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Registered Polysomnographic Technologists with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $45K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $50K. Registered Polysomnographic Technologists bring in $53K after working for 10 to 20 years. Registered Polysomnographic Technologists who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $56K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,445

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Surpassing the national average by 13 percent, Registered Polysomnographic Technologists in Dallas receive some of the highest pay in the country. Registered Polysomnographic Technologists will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+8 percent), Houston (+5 percent), Cleveland (+5 percent), and Baltimore (+3 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 17 percent south of the national average, can be found in Memphis. Employers also pay below the national average in Columbus (17 percent lower) and Atlanta (7 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT)

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
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Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) Salaries




National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) Salaries

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National Average
$49,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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