Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab) Salary (United States)

A typical Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab) in the United States can expect to take home roughly $25.33 per hour. Compensation ranges from $18.71 per hour on the low end to $34.21 on the high end. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. A solid majority enjoy medical while most get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Women are just slightly outnumbered in the field, with male Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab)s making up 52 percent of workers. Most Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab)s report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab) Salary (?
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$34,521 - $71,818
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MEDIAN: $53,483
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Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab) Salary (?
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$18.71 - $34.21
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,521 - $71,818  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,287  
Profit Sharing
$225.00 - $400.00  
Total Pay (?
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$39,617 - $77,762  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$18.71 - $34.21  
   
Overtime
$25.51 - $50.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,287  
   
Profit Sharing
$225.00 - $400.00  
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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$39,617 - $77,762  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 504
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Job Description for Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab)

  • 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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Popular Skills for Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab)

Survey takers who work as Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab)s usually report a few specific skills. Interventional Radiology and Cardiology are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 5 percent and 5 percent respectively. Most people who know Cardiology also know Radiology.

Pay by Experience Level for Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
In most cases, Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab)s can expect only incremental pay growth as they advance in their careers. Starting out, salaries fall in the $49K range but grow to $58K after five to 10 years. Those who spend a decent amount of time in this profession—one to two decades—usually make about $65K. As Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab)s reach 20 years on the job, salary increases slow down a bit, averaging $69K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up around one in five of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 5 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 16 percent. Age distribution in this workforce is concentrated between one and nine years of experience; a majority of respondents fall in this range.

Pay Difference By Location

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Orlando
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National Average
$56,000
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For Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab)s, working in the bustling city of Atlanta has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab)s will also find cushy salaries in Orlando (+7 percent) and Houston (+5 percent).

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Experience Affects Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab) Salaries

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$56,000

Skills That Affect Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab) Salaries

Radiology
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$56,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
48%
female alumni
 
Male
52%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 12%
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