Telemetry Technician Salary

A Telemetry Technician earns an average wage of $13.89 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$24,598 - $47,924
$25K
$35K
$48K
MEDIAN: $34,976
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50%
90%

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$10.92 - $19.25
$11
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,598 - $47,924  
   
Bonus
$750  
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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$22,896 - $41,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.92 - $19.25  
   
Overtime
$6.32 - $32.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$750  
   
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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$22,896 - $41,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 536

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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

  • Prepare, maintain, and interpret telemetry records and system.
  • Explain procedure and provide instructions to patient.
  • Interpret cardiac rhythms.
  • Oversee cardiac monitoring, including applying electrocardiography leads.

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Pay by Experience Level for Telemetry Technician

Pay by Experience for a Telemetry Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Telemetry Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 355 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Telemetry Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 134 salaries. An experienced Telemetry Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 109 salaries. A Telemetry Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 41 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,498

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Key Stats for Telemetry Technician

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Telemetry Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$29,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Telemetry Technician Salaries

Cardiology
▲9%

National Average
$29,000

Telemetry
▼1%

Ekg
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 25%
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