Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse Salary

Earnings for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses in the United States come in at around $32.99 per hour on average. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$54,673 - $107,188
$55K
$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $71,862
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$25.05 - $45.74
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MEDIAN: $32.86
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$0$107K
Salary $54,673 - $107,188
Bonus $1,100
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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$53,158 - $102,004
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41
Hourly Data $0$66
Hourly Rate $25.05 - $45.74
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $36.60 - $66.05
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $1,100
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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$53,158 - $102,004
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 343

Job Description for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse

Cardiac catheterization is an essential part of medical facilities treating heart issues, as it is an important way to both treat and diagnose conditions. A cardiac catheterization laboratory registered nurse is in charge of assisting the doctor through that process, which involves inserting a thin, long, and flexible tube into a groin, arm, or neck blood vessel; then, that tube is fed toward the heart. Additionally, this nurse is generally involved in pacemaker care and treatment of other cardiovascular issues in a hospital laboratory environment. While assisting in treatment, the nurse is generally charged with keeping specific records of the treatment; they also take care of the patient before, during, and after the procedure while coordinating efforts with the rest of the staff, volunteers, and hospital departments.

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Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse Tasks

  • Performs specialized nursing care in all phases of the Cardiovascular Lab.
  • Report information to maintain continuity of care.
  • Perform both technical and professional aspects of cardiac catheterization.
  • Develop and implement nursing orders based on information received.
  • Assess the patient history, the physical and psychosocial status of the patient.

Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse Job Listings

Popular Skills for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse


Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in electrophysiology, Emergency Room, ACLS, and Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 10 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Intensive Care Unit. Those familiar with Cardiology also tend to know ACLS.

Pay by Experience Level for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse

Pay by Experience for a Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 139 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 104 salaries. An experienced Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 134 salaries. A Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 81 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,110

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses that is 47 percent greater than the national average, San Diego offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+23 percent), San Antonio (+15 percent), Cincinnati (+10 percent), and Dallas (+8 percent). St. Louis is the lowest-paying area, 18 percent south of the national average. Workers in Austin and Miami earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 3 percent less, respectively).

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Key Stats for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse Salaries

▲14%

▲3%

National Average
$71,000

▼4%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Registered Nurse Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
▲10%

electrophysiology
▲10%

▲6%


▼0%

National Average
$71,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 12%