A Telemetry Technician earns an average wage of $13.90 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$23,733 - $50,000
$24K
$34K
$50K
MEDIAN: $34,336
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50%
90%

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$10.75 - $19.31
$11
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$19
MEDIAN: $13.90
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,733 - $50,000  
   
Bonus
$500  
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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$22,485 - $41,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.75 - $19.31  
   
Overtime
$6.27 - $34.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$500  
   
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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$22,485 - $41,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 534

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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

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

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Key Stats for Telemetry Technician

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
046
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Telemetry Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Telemetry Technician Salaries

Telemetry
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National Average
$29,000

Ekg
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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