Entry-Level Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) Salary

An Entry-Level Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) earns an average wage of $20.89 per hour.

$34,052 - $60,525
$34K
$48K
$61K
MEDIAN: $47,537
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$15.98 - $25.49
$16
$21
$25
MEDIAN: $20.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$34,052 - $60,525  
   
Bonus
$1,350  
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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$33,675 - $54,110  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.98 - $25.49  
   
Overtime
$23.29 - $39.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1,350  
   
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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$33,675 - $54,110  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 205

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Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) in Houston:
"Pay Rate."
Do your research on how much you deserve to be paid after gaining experience in this field and demand what you deserve! Depending on where you work they may compensate you adequately or they may take advantage of how much you put into your work and not pay you what you deserve.

Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) in Hoboken:
"Be Kind, Do Your Job Right And Help People Sleep Better."
Hard to stay awake when you switch to these long night shifts. Must prepare your home to be able to sleep well during the day ie: Eye mask, ear plugs, black out curtains. Hard to learn at first but, gets easier as you practice and learn more. Some nights will be tougher than others. Have a good bedside manner and know your place in your environment. Be able to interact with people. Know when to keep your mouth shut and when to talk. Learn your rights as well as the patient's rights. Do not let your patients take advantage of your kindness. Do a good job but understand, you can't please everyone. You can only please most and help as much as you can. As long as you understand that you did everything you possibly could do to help and satisfy your patient, go home happy. Leave your work at work. Read patient history if you can, it will help you expect the unexpected. Make sure you are performing the correct study. Fact checking. Make sure all paperwork is filled out. Clean up your tools.

Key Stats for Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT)

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) Salaries

National Average
$45,000

Patient Education
▼1%

Video EEG Monitoring
▼1%

Sleep Medicine
▼2%

Pediatrics
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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