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Cardiovascular Technologist Salary

Cardiovascular Technologist Salaries

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 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 Technician Salary Comparison

CareerAnnual Median Wage
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians$55,570
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers$69,650
Medical Assistants$31,540
Radiologic Technologists$57,450
Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 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 Number of New JobsProjected Job Growth Rate
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians53,760%11,500%22.2%
Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

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