An Entry-Level Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) earns an average wage of $20.94 per hour.

$32,617 - $60,289
(Median)
$33K
$46K
$60K
MEDIAN: $45,829
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$15.84 - $25.48
(Median)
$16
$21
$25
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,617 - $60,289  
   
Bonus
$600  
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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$33,170 - $54,073  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.84 - $25.48  
   
Overtime
$23.48 - $38.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$600  
   
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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$33,170 - $54,073  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 214
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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.

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Skills That Affect Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) Salaries

Patient Education
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Sleep Medicine
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National Average
$45,000

Video EEG Monitoring
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Pediatrics
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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