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Vascular Technologist Salary

The average Vascular Technologist in the United States earns approximately $29.40 per hour. Most Vascular Technologists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Some workers in this field — roughly one in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. The majority of Vascular Technologists (65 percent) who took the survey are female. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,378 - $75,197
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$40K
$56K
$75K
MEDIAN: $55,696
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$22.07 - $37.51
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$38
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,378 - $75,197  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,907  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $5,005  
Total Pay (?
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$46,073 - $80,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$22.07 - $37.51  
   
Overtime
$22.30 - $58.15  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,907  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $5,005  
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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$46,073 - $80,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 184
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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.


For Vascular Technologists, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $55K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $61K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Vascular Technologists make a median salary of $70K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $72K.

Experience Affects Vascular Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 21%