An Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician earns an average wage of $13.76 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$20,599 - $49,112
(Median)
$21K
$30K
$49K
MEDIAN: $30,422
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$10.24 - $20.05
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$20,599 - $49,112  
   
Bonus
$300.00  
Total Pay (?
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$21,305 - $42,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.24 - $20.05  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20  
Overtime
$2.00 - $30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$300.00  
   
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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$21,305 - $42,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 418
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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 24%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician Salaries

Telemetry
0%

National Average
$29,000

Phlebotomy
up arrow 8%

EKG technician
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Ekg
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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