$30,641
Avg. Salary
$14.58
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$593

Bonus

$750

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician is $14.58 per hour.

The average pay for an Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician is $30,641 per year.

$10.57
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$14.58
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$20.31
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MEDIAN $14.58
$20k
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$31k
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90%
MEDIAN $30,641
$20,131 - $49,145
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MEDIAN: $30,641
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$0$49K
Salary $20,131 - $49,145
Bonus $179 - $1,510
Profit Sharing $750
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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$21,716 - $44,075
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 112
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $10.57 - $20.31
Overtime $6.44 - $30.16
Annual Data $0$44K
Bonus $179 - $1,510
Profit Sharing $750
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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$21,716 - $44,075
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 715

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 Advice

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

Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician in Nashville:
"Expect the unexpected."
Be prepared for anything.

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
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$31,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician Salaries

Telemetry
▲3%

National Average
$31,000

Ekg
▼7%

EKG technician
▼11%

Phlebotomy
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 26%