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Telemetry Technician Salary

A Telemetry Technician earns an average wage of $14.02 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$21,721 - $46,357
(Median)
$22K
$31K
$46K
MEDIAN: $30,518
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$10.02 - $19.42
(Median)
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,721 - $46,357  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $309.13  
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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$20,992 - $41,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.02 - $19.42  
   
Overtime
$9.70 - $33.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $309.13  
   
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).
)
$20,992 - $41,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 262

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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.

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Experience Affects Telemetry Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 19%
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