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Telemetry Technician Salary (United States)

A Telemetry Technician earns an average wage of $14.23 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Telemetry Technician Salary (?
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$10.12 - $19.47
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Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $19.47  
   
Overtime
$14.83 - $28.19  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $309.13  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,213 - $42,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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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

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Experience Affects Telemetry Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%
Late-Career
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
69%
female alumni
 
Male
31%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 22%