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Cardiovascular Technologist Salary

Cardiovascular Technologist Salaries

*This data is sourced from the 2013 BLS employment report (BLS.gov)

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

CareerAnnual Median Wage
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians$53,210
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers$66,410
Radiologic Technologists$55,200
Medical Assistants$29,610
*This data is sourced from the 2013 BLS employment report (BLS.gov)

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.

CareerTotal EmploymentProjected Employment ChangeProjected 2012-2022 Growth
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians51,010%374%30%
*This data is sourced from the 2013 BLS employment report (BLS.gov)

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