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Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse Salary

Pay for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses in the United States sits in the ballpark of $31.77 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses survey respondents are women (75 percent). Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,410 - $83,123
(Median)
$52K
$69K
$83K
MEDIAN: $68,770
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$23.12 - $40.80
(Median)
$23
$32
$41
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$52,410 - $83,123  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
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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$50,498 - $90,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$23.12 - $40.80  
   
Overtime
$19.42 - $63.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
   
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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$50,498 - $90,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 217

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse


Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Emergency Room, electrophysiology, Critical Care, and Cardiology are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Intensive Care Unit. Most people who know Cardiology also know ACLS.

Pay by Experience Level for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse

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


Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $58K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $63K. For Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $73K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $79K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$69,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 17%

electrophysiology
up arrow 13%

Critical Care
up arrow 3%

National Average
$69,000

Cardiology
up arrow 1%

ACLS
up arrow 2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 9%
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