$32,464
Avg. Salary
$13.85
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$151

Bonus

$179

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
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The average pay for an Electrocardiogram (EKG) Monitor Technician is $13.85 per hour.

The average pay for an Electrocardiogram (EKG) Monitor Technician is $32,464 per year.

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$0$44K
Salary $19,696 - $44,521
Bonus $2.86 - $1,188
Profit Sharing $179
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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$21,700 - $40,437
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 65
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $10.39 - $18.59
Overtime $5.22 - $25.37
Annual Data $0$40K
Bonus $2.86 - $1,188
Profit Sharing $179
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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$21,700 - $40,437
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,009

Job Description for Electrocardiogram (EKG) Monitor Technician

Electrocardiogram (EKG) monitor technicians are primarily responsible for monitoring patients' heart statuses in a hospital environment. These technicians must be alert at all times to immediately inform doctors or physicians when irregularities arise in a patient's stats, though this work is more mentally intensive than physical, and EKG monitor technicians use electrocardiograms to monitor a patient's heart activity. Training is required to used this equipment, though the amount of training required varies by employer, and a high school diploma is often a minimum requirement for an entry-level position with on-the-job training. Some employers require certification, which can be acquired through a trade school or college.

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Electrocardiogram (EKG) Monitor Technician Tasks
  • Watch heart rate monitors for abnormalities.
  • Report significant changes in patients' heart rate and arrhythmias to nursing staff.
  • Study patients' charts to determine their normal heart rhythm so abnormalities are detectable.

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrocardiogram (EKG) Monitor Technician

Pay by Experience for an Electrocardiogram (EKG) Monitor Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrocardiogram (EKG) Monitor Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 438 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrocardiogram (EKG) Monitor Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 169 salaries. An experienced Electrocardiogram (EKG) Monitor Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 149 salaries. An Electrocardiogram (EKG) Monitor Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 61 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

12%

National Average: $29,272

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Electrocardiogram (EKG) Monitor Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Electrocardiogram (EKG) Monitor Technician?

Electrocardiogram (EKG) Monitor Technician:
I love working here the employees are so dedicated and great people. NOC it’s been hard because census are low but theirs always extra shifts we could pick up in Rehab. The benefits are kind off higher than other places.

Electrocardiogram (EKG) Monitor Technician in Chicago:
"Not worth it!!"
Keep your eyes open and study other career paths. This job is not a good paying job and strenuous on your eyes and back. There's no perks and to much responsibilities, stress for the money paid out to you.

Electrocardiogram (EKG) Monitor Technician in Dothan:
"Oh wo is me."
Take care of your feet & legs, U will need them later in life...

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Key Stats for Electrocardiogram (EKG) Monitor Technician

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 115 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Electrocardiogram (EKG) Monitor Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲9%

▲2%

National Average
$29,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Electrocardiogram (EKG) Monitor Technician Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲12%

Ekg
▼0%

National Average
$29,000

Telemetry
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 23%