The average pay for an EKG (Electrocardiogram) Monitor Technician is $13.21 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
EKG (Electrocardiogram) Monitor Technician Total Pay (?
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$19,940 - $41,535
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MEDIAN: $30,267
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EKG (Electrocardiogram) Monitor Technician Total Pay (?
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$9.82 - $17.93
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,940 - $41,535  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $534  
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $1,125  
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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$20,730 - $40,014  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 816
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $17.93  
   
Overtime
$5.05 - $25.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $534  
   
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $1,125  
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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$20,730 - $40,014  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 816
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Job Description for EKG (Electrocardiogram) Monitor Technician
An electrocardiogram (EKG) monitor technician assists physicians with preparing, performing, and reviewing electrocardiographic exams. EKG monitor technicians operate technology that provides information for the diagnosis of heart conditions; as such, an EKG monitor technician must be proficient in interpreting results to detect abnormalities. An EKG monitor technician constantly interacts with patients, preparing patients for the procedure by taking down their medical history and answering any concerns they have about the testing process. The EKG monitor technician may also be involved in administrative management by scheduling patients, transcribing test results, writing reports, and performing other clerical procedures.
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EKG (Electrocardiogram) Monitor Technician Tasks
  • Study patients’ charts to determine their normal heart rhythm so abnormalities are detectable.
  • Report significant changes in patients’ heart rate and arrhythmias to nursing staff.
  • Watch heart rate monitors for abnormalities.
Pay by Experience Level for EKG (Electrocardiogram) Monitor Technician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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$28,000
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Experience Affects EKG (Electrocardiogram) Monitor Technician Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$28,000
Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 22%
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