Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician Salary

An Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician earns an average wage of $14.02 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$20,052 - $48,243
$20K
$31K
$48K
MEDIAN: $30,930
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50%
90%

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$10.64 - $20.20
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.54
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50%
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$0$48K
Salary $20,052 - $48,243
Bonus $590
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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$21,725 - $43,418
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 71
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $10.64 - $20.20
Overtime $6.37 - $28.23
Annual Data $0$43K
Bonus $590
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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$21,725 - $43,418
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 406

Job Description for Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician

Electrocardiograph (EKG) technicians have a lot of important roles to fill. Some of the duties that EKG technicians are responsible for include administering electrocardiograms to patients within a hospital setting, assisting in daily operations of the work department, and communicating with patients and peers.

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Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician Tasks

  • Advise physicians in diagnosis and treatment of cardiac, vascular, or blood vessel issues.
  • Monitor and document test results.
  • Operate electrocardiogram equipment to perform routine or emergency tests.

Common Career Paths for Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician


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Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician

Pay by Experience for an Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 370 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 58 salaries. An Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 29 salaries.

Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician Reviews

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

Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician in Columbia:
"I love this job."
Pros: Interaction with other people.
Cons: The pay.

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Key Stats for Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$31,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician Salaries

Telemetry
▲2%

National Average
$31,000

Ekg
▼8%

EKG technician
▼11%

Phlebotomy
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 23%