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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 Technician Salary Comparison

CareerAnnual Median Wage
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians54330
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers67530
Radiologic Technologists55870
Medical Assistants29960
*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 Technicians5108015,700%30.4
*This data is sourced from the 2013 BLS employment report (BLS.gov)

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  • Many programs require externships, allowing students to gain real-world experience.
  • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 1984.
  • Offers 22 accelerated, career-focused program options including business administration, medical assisting, and more.
  • Regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
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  • Offers a free trial period so students can attend classes before paying tuition.
  • Provides blended courses that combine traditional classroom instruction with online learning.
  • Lets students connect with peers at any time, and instructors during office hours with online chat rooms.
  • Gives students the chance to participate in externships and clinical training work under the general supervision of college staff.
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Platt College , Riverside
  • A Los Angeles-based private college offering programs in medical sciences, legal studies, and graphic design since 1985.
  • Has weekend programs, including certified  veterinary technology, nurse assistant, and hemodialysis technician.
  • Showcases visual communication students’ artwork and design through campus magazine.
  • 3 campuses in Southern California.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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  • Ranked 23rd among the Best Online Graduate Education Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • A public research university with an enrollment of more than 42,000 students.
  • Its student-faculty ratio is 16:1, and 43.1% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • Has been the source of many discoveries creating positive change for society including co-op education and the oral polio vaccine since its founding in 1819.
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