Cardiovascular Technologist Salary

Cardiovascular Technologists in the United States take home an average $25.25 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $17.36 per hour and $34.82. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Cardiovascular Technologists report high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Women account for the majority of Cardiovascular Technologists who responded to the questionnaire — 64 percent to be exact. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,118 - $68,734
(Median)
$28K
$53K
$69K
MEDIAN: $52,693
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$17.36 - $34.82
(Median)
$17
$25
$35
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$28,118 - $68,734  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,521  
Total Pay (?
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$35,464 - $74,224  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.36 - $34.82  
   
Overtime
$18.75 - $52.34  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,521  
   
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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$35,464 - $74,224  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 240
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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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher 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 $58K. On average, Cardiovascular Technologists make $65K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $67K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Cardiovascular Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 19%
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