Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician Salary

An Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician earns an average wage of $14.02 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$20,442 - $47,115
$20K
$31K
$47K
MEDIAN: $30,708
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50%
90%

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$10.35 - $20.04
$10
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$20,442 - $47,115  
   
Bonus
$600  
Total Pay (?
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$21,426 - $42,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.35 - $20.04  
   
Overtime
$1.93 - $30.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$600  
   
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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$21,426 - $42,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 419

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Job Description for Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician

Electrocardiograph (EKG) technicians have a lot of important roles to fill. Some of the duties that EKG technicians are responsible for include administering electrocardiograms to patients within a hospital setting, assisting in daily operations of the work department, and communicating with patients and peers.

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Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician Tasks

  • Advise physicians in diagnosis and treatment of cardiac, vascular, or blood vessel issues.
  • Monitor and document test results.
  • Operate electrocardiogram equipment to perform routine or emergency tests.

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician

Pay by Experience for an Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 370 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 58 salaries. An Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 29 salaries.

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Key Stats for Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$30,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician Salaries

Telemetry
▲4%

National Average
$30,000

Ekg
▼6%

EKG technician
▼10%

Phlebotomy
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 24%
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