Cardiovascular Technologist Salary
Cardiovascular Technologist Salaries
This is definitely variable by job location, as some states pay significantly higher. Other variables include your educational background, experience, geographic location, and the type of facility you work in. Typically a hospital setting has a higher annual income because of the opportunity for overtime and on-call status. Salary is also very different from state to state due to the overall need for Cardiovascular Tech's in a specific area.
Cardiovascular Tech Salary Comparison
|Career||Annual Median Wage|
|Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians||$53,210|
|Diagnostic Medical Sonographers||$66,410|
Cardiovascular Technologist Job Outlook
Cardiac abnormalities are more prevalent in elderly patients therefore there is a higher need for people who specialize in heart anomalies. As the baby boomer generation ages, the need for those specialized in cardiac sonography will grow significantly.
|Career||Total Employment||Projected Employment Change||Projected 2012-2022 Growth|
|Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians||51,010%||374%||30%|