Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Cardio-Pulmonary Perfusionist is $91,734
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cardio-Pulmonary Perfusionists?
An early career Cardio-Pulmonary Perfusionist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $101,471 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Cardio-Pulmonary Perfusionist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $148,320 based on 10 salaries. …Read more
What Do Cardio-Pulmonary Perfusionists Do?
A cardio-pulmonary perfusionist works alongside a surgeon and helps perform crucial tasks, so that the surgeon can focus on performing the surgery. The perfusionist overseas the heart and lung machines that monitor and aid the patient throughout the surgery. Medicines and blood components that are needed during the surgery are actually administered by the perfusionist. Certain anesthetics may also be given by the perfusionist.
Usually, certification as a perfusionist is required, which can be …Read more