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Telemetry Technician Salary (United States)

A Telemetry Technician earns an average wage of $14.25 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Telemetry Technician Salary (?
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$21,331 - $38,735
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MEDIAN: $30,670
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Telemetry Technician Salary (?
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$10.05 - $19.47
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$21,331 - $38,735  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $613  
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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$21,089 - $41,568  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.05 - $19.47  
   
Overtime
$12.27 - $30.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $613  
   
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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$21,089 - $41,568  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 186
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Job Description for Telemetry Technician

Telemetry technicians may have multiple job functions. They may perform cardiac testing on patients, including cardiac stress tests and electrocardiograms, to discover cardiac health issues. They must prepare patients for exams and provide test results to both patients and health care providers. They must monitor and record heart rhythms for one or more patients in a hospital unit, identifying/documenting potential abnormal rhythms and reporting them to the appropriate staff. Good communication skills are key for these interactions.
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Telemetry Technician Tasks
  • Interpret cardiac rhythms.
  • Oversee cardiac monitoring, including applying electrocardiography leads.
  • Prepare, maintain, and interpret telemetry records and system.
  • Explain procedure and provide instructions to patient.

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Pay by Experience Level for Telemetry Technician

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

Pay Difference By Location

San Diego
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Dallas
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Denver
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Houston
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National Average
$30,000
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Experience Affects Telemetry Technician Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$30,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
73%
female alumni
 
Male
27%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 21%