Cardiac Technician Salary
A Cardiac Technician earns an average wage of $17.24 per hour. A skill in Cardiology is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
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Job Description for Cardiac Technician
Cardiac technicians specialize in the treatment of medical problems with the heart and blood vessels; typically, these technicians serve as aids to physicians of cardiovascular care.Read More...
Some responsibilities of cardiac technicians include scheduling daily appointments for patients, monitoring heart-rates, assessing patient and doctor documentation, explaining cardiovascular test procedures to patients, and determining and disclosing any issues which may arise during the process. Cardiac technicians may also aid in both invasive and non-invasive procedures, both of which require specialized training. Generally, those in this position have regular day-to-day routines, but may also specialize in areas such as vascular technology, cardiovascular, echocardiography, or electrocardiograms. Working hours may vary, and shifts for this position are often 'round-the-block.
Aspiring cardiac technicians should be personable and outgoing, as they will work with both patients and other health care employees on a daily basis. To qualify as a cardiac technician, most states and facilities require a minimum of an associate’s degree and a certification in the cardiovascular field.
Pay by Experience Level for Cardiac Technician
Pay by Experience for a Cardiac Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Cardiac Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 57 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cardiac Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Cardiac Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 36 salaries. A Cardiac Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 13 salaries.
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