Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician Salary

An Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician earns an average wage of $13.27 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$20,528 - $44,410
(Median)
$21K
$31K
$44K
MEDIAN: $31,253
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$9.87 - $19.92
(Median)
$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$20,528 - $44,410  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $741  
Total Pay (?
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$20,599 - $42,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $19.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20  
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $741  
   
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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$20,599 - $42,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 493
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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

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

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician Salaries

National Average
$28,000

Phlebotomy
up arrow 5%

Ekg
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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