Vascular Technologists in the United States pull down an average of $28.98 per hour. Geographic location and experience level 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. While close to a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and just over a half have dental, as well. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$48,396 - $99,236
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MEDIAN: $63,748
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$21.85 - $39.69
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MEDIAN: $28.98
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$48,396 - $99,236  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
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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$46,270 - $85,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$21.85 - $39.69  
   
Overtime
$9.86 - $61.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,500  
   
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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$46,270 - $85,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 190

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Vascular Technologist


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For Vascular Technologists, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Vascular Technologists earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist.

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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, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $56K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $62K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Vascular Technologists make a median salary of $66K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Vascular Technologists with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $73K.

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Key Stats for Vascular Technologist

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Vascular Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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