Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Telemetry Technician is $18.40
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Telemetry Technicians?
An early career Telemetry Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.33 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Telemetry Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.40 based on 11 salaries. In their late career …Read more
What Do Telemetry Technicians Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.