Vascular Technologist Salary

For Vascular Technologists, hourly average wages total $28.78 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $21.74 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $37.53. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Women make up the majority of Vascular Technologists (69 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Although approximately one in five lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,196 - $89,700
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$43K
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MEDIAN: $59,895
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$21.74 - $37.53
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$22
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$43,196 - $89,700  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
Total Pay (?
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$45,670 - $81,481  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$21.74 - $37.53  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.13  
Overtime
$25.00 - $60.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
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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$45,670 - $81,481  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 263
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Job Description for Vascular Technologist

A vascular technologist takes images of the vascular system through ultrasound and x-ray equipment. These technologies utilize sound waves of high frequency in order to gather images of the patient without having to perform surgery. Some areas of focus are carotid, venous, and arterial imaging.

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Vascular Technologist Tasks

  • Process and code film, video and images from procedures and complete appropriate documentation.
  • Create two-dimensional recordings of vascular system using Doppler, Ultrasound and related equipment.
  • Operate ultrasound equipment to produce and record images according to physician's directive.
  • Prepare and position patient for ultrasound exam and explain procedure, perform non-invasive vascular tests.

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Pay by Experience Level for Vascular Technologist

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $55K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $61K on average. Vascular Technologists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $69K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $70K.

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Experience Affects Vascular Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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