Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse Salary

Median pay for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses in the United States is around $31.87 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,744 - $93,701

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$23.33 - $40.42

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$52,744 - $93,701  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
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$50,672 - $88,189  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$23.33 - $40.42  
   
Overtime
$20.99 - $62.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
   
Total Pay (?
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$50,672 - $88,189  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 254
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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 wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Emergency Room, electrophysiology, ACLS, and Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 17 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Intensive Care Unit. The majority of those 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $60K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $63K. Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $72K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $78K.

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Experience Affects Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$69,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 17%

electrophysiology
up arrow 14%

ACLS
up arrow 4%

Critical Care
up arrow 3%

National Average
$69,000

Cardiology
up arrow 1%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 9%
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