Cardiovascular Technologist Salary

Cardiovascular Technologists in the United States can expect wages of $24.86 per hour on average. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Cardiovascular Technologists survey respondents are women (73 percent). A fair number have medical and dental plans, and a majority have vision insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,236 - $87,615
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MEDIAN: $51,856
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$16.76 - $35.25
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MEDIAN: $24.86
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$39,236 - $87,615  
   
Bonus
$150.00  
Total Pay (?
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$35,725 - $76,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.76 - $35.25  
   
Overtime
$25.75 - $50.56  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$150.00  
   
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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$35,725 - $76,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 229

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Job Description for Cardiovascular Technologist

Cardiovascular technologists provide support and help to a doctor in the diagnoses of adults and children with heart problems. Some of the procedures the cardiovascular technologist will encounter include EKG monitoring, stress test monitoring, and pacemaker monitoring.

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Cardiovascular Technologist Tasks

  • 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.
  • Prepare and position patients for invasive heart procedures.
  • Monitor gauges, recorder and video screens of computer system during imaging of cardiovascular system.

Common Career Paths for Cardiovascular Technologist


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As Cardiovascular Technologists make advancements in their career path to positions such as Cardiac Sonographer, their salaries may climb. Cardiac Sonographers make $59K annually on average.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cardiovascular Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Cardiovascular Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Cardiovascular Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 161 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cardiovascular Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Cardiovascular Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 65 salaries. A Cardiovascular Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 28 salaries.

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Key Stats for Cardiovascular Technologist

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Cardiovascular Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Cardiovascular Technologist Salaries

Cardiology
▲17%

Intra-operative Monitoring
▲2%

National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 19%