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Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab) Salary

Pay for Cath Lab Cardiovascular Technologists in the United States sits in the ballpark of $25.78 per hour. Pay generally varies between $19.16 per hour and $34.49. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 52 percent. Job satisfaction for Cath Lab Cardiovascular Technologists is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$34,105 - $73,856
(Median)
$34K
$53K
$74K
MEDIAN: $53,044
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$19.16 - $34.49
(Median)
$19
$26
$34
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,105 - $73,856  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,212  
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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$40,163 - $76,695  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$19.16 - $34.49  
   
Overtime
$26.44 - $51.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,212  
   
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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$40,163 - $76,695  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 502

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Job Description for Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab)

A position as a cardiovascular technologist offers an extremely rewarding career. You work side by side with other medical professionals to ensure the safety and health of patients. A cardiovascular technologist (cath lab) technician will need to have a thorough knowledge and work experience with the cardiovascular technologist career field.

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Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab) Tasks

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab)


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Cath Lab Cardiovascular Technologists sometimes move into a Cardiac Catheterization Technologist role, where the salary is similar. A lot of Cath Lab Cardiovascular Technologists advance their careers by becoming Cardiovascular Technologists and Cardiovascular Technicians. However, those positions offer $4K less and $16K less per year on average.

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Popular Skills for Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab)


Cath Lab Cardiovascular Technologists report a focused set of job skills. Cardiology and Interventional Radiology are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 5 percent and 4 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Cath Lab Cardiovascular Technologists — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $50K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $58K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $64K in this role. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $69K.

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Experience Affects Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab) Salaries




National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Cardiovascular Technologist (Cath Lab) Salaries


Interventional Radiology
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Radiology
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National Average
$57,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 10%