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Cardiovascular Technologist Salary

Median pay for Cardiovascular Technologists in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $25.30 per hour. Pay ranges from $17.25 per hour on the low end to $34.76 on the high end. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Cardiovascular Technologists. Women make up the majority of Cardiovascular Technologists (65 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$30,622 - $84,430
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MEDIAN: $52,972
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$17.25 - $34.76
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$30,622 - $84,430  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
Total Pay (?
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$35,431 - $75,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.25 - $34.76  
   
Overtime
$28.19 - $53.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
   
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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$35,431 - $75,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 206
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Job Description for Cardiovascular Technologist

  • Prepare and position patients for invasive heart procedures.
  • Monitor gauges, recorder and video screens of computer system during imaging of cardiovascular system.
  • Conduct cardiovascular tests to record patients' cardiac activity using specialized electronic test equipment, recording devices and laboratory instruments.
  • Prepare reports of diagnostic procedures for interpretation by physician.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cardiovascular Technologist

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


For Cardiovascular Technologists, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $50K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $60K. For Cardiovascular Technologists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $66K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $69K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Experience Affects Cardiovascular Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 18%