$35,817
Avg. Salary
$14.19
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Telemetry Technician is $14.19 per hour.

The average pay for a Telemetry Technician is $35,817 per year.

$10.87
10%
$14.19
50%
$19.74
90%
MEDIAN $14.19
$25k
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$36k
50%
$49k
90%
MEDIAN $35,817
$25,284 - $48,846
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MEDIAN: $35,817
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$0$48K
Salary $25,284 - $48,846
Bonus $36.00 - $10,000
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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$22,903 - $42,578
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 55
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $10.87 - $19.74
Overtime $6.39 - $33.47
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $36.00 - $10,000
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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$22,903 - $42,578
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 916

Job Description for Telemetry Technician

Telemetry technicians may have multiple job functions. They may perform cardiac testing on patients, including cardiac stress tests and electrocardiograms, to discover cardiac health issues. They must prepare patients for exams and provide test results to both patients and health care providers. They must monitor and record heart rhythms for one or more patients in a hospital unit, identifying/documenting potential abnormal rhythms and reporting them to the appropriate staff. Good communication skills are key for these interactions.

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Telemetry Technician Tasks
  • Prepare, maintain, and interpret telemetry records and system.
  • Explain procedure and provide instructions to patient.
  • Interpret cardiac rhythms.
  • Oversee cardiac monitoring, including applying electrocardiography leads.

Common Career Paths for Telemetry Technician


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Telemetry Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Telemetry Technician

Pay by Experience for a Telemetry Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Telemetry Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 355 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Telemetry Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 134 salaries. An experienced Telemetry Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 109 salaries. A Telemetry Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 41 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

19%

-5%

National Average: $30,160

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

Telemetry Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Telemetry Technician?

Telemetry Technician in Asheville:
"Telemetry Technician Review."
Pros: What I actually do, my job.
Cons: Not being appreciated and respected for what I contribute to patient care. Also that is not reflected in pay raises.

Telemetry Technician in Houston:
"Ok."
Pros: Ok
Cons: Weather

Telemetry Technician in Saint Paul:
"Remain calm. Everyday is a learning experience."
When you do this over and over everyday you will become comfortable enough to know that you are competent in this position. Every day you learn something new. Learn as much as you can about the Heart it is an amazing mussel that is used every min of every day.

Telemetry Technician in Denver:
"Work as much as possible."
Working is the only way to get experience, so working as much as possible increases your experience and value.

Telemetry Technician in Hackensack:
"Time and People Management."
Perform the duties that are required of you and respect others as you would want to be treated . Keep all strictly business makes for a less stressful environment and exercise.

Telemetry Technician in Hannibal:
"Cons: limited on job training, high stress, low pay,"
Take courses, such as ecgacademy offers, to strengthen your knowledge of what you are looking at, and better prepare you for the stress of this position. Be prepared to face a lack of respect for your position, but know that it is essential and much more important than it is usually treated. You will not get rich working this job. Stress is high, as you are often the first alert in an emergent situation. Prepare for sensory overload, as you have to deal with hundreds of alarms, and be alert enough to tell genuine from false alarms, know who to contact, and how to get someone to attend to that patient immediately.

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Key Stats for Telemetry Technician

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Telemetry Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$30,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Telemetry Technician Salaries

Cardiology
▲7%

National Average
$30,000

Telemetry
▼3%

Ekg
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 23%