Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse Salary

Pay for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses in the United States sits in the ballpark of $32.73 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$54,737 - $90,019
$55K
$70K
$90K
MEDIAN: $69,859
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$24.74 - $44.70
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$33
$45
MEDIAN: $32.73
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$54,737 - $90,019  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$52,916 - $99,988  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$24.74 - $44.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$34.44 - $66.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$52,916 - $99,988  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 362
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Job Description for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse

Cardiac catheterization is an essential part of medical facilities treating heart issues, as it is an important way to both treat and diagnose conditions. A cardiac catheterization laboratory registered nurse is in charge of assisting the doctor through that process, which involves inserting a thin, long, and flexible tube into a groin, arm, or neck blood vessel; then, that tube is fed toward the heart. Additionally, this nurse is generally involved in pacemaker care and treatment of other cardiovascular issues in a hospital laboratory environment. While assisting in treatment, the nurse is generally charged with keeping specific records of the treatment; they also take care of the patient before, during, and after the procedure while coordinating efforts with the rest of the staff, volunteers, and hospital departments.

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Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse Tasks

  • Performs specialized nursing care in all phases of the Cardiovascular Lab.
  • Report information to maintain continuity of care.
  • Perform both technical and professional aspects of cardiac catheterization.
  • Develop and implement nursing orders based on information received.
  • Assess the patient history, the physical and psychosocial status of the patient.

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Popular Skills for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse


Survey results suggest that Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in electrophysiology, Emergency Room, ACLS, and Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 11 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Intensive Care Unit. Those proficient in Cardiology are, more often than not, also skilled in ACLS.

Pay by Experience Level for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $62K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $69K. For Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $73K. As Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $81K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,680

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Diego is home to an above-average pay rate for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses, 48 percent higher than the national average. Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+24 percent), San Antonio (+16 percent), Cincinnati (+11 percent), and Dallas (+9 percent). Trailing the national average by 18 percent, St. Louis is the market with the smallest paychecks. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Austin and Miami (8 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse Salaries

▲15%

▲4%

National Average
$71,000

▼3%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
▲11%

electrophysiology
▲11%

▲6%


▲1%

National Average
$71,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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