EKG technician salaries are grouped  as part of a broader cardiovascular technologists and technicians career subset by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Median annual earnings of cardiovascular technologists and technicians (which includes EKG technicians) were about $54,000 in May 2014.  The lowest 10 percent earned a salary of less than about $28,000 and the highest 10 percent earned a salary of more than about $85,000.

Payscale.com reports that for EKG technicians specifically the median annual salary was about $31,000.  The lowest 10 percent earned a EKG technician salary of less than about $21,000 and the highest 10 percent earned a salary of more than about $44,000.

The top paying states for cardiovascular technologists and technicians (which includes EKG technicians) are:

EKG Technician Salaries

EKG technician salaries  by state are shown below in a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics map (again as a subset of a broader cardiovascular technologists and technicians career subset).

EKG Technician Salaries by state
Information on this page summarized from:      
(1)  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition,Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, Including Vascular Technologists, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/diagnostic-medical-sonographers.htm
(2) Bureau of Labor Statistics,Occupational Employment Statistics,Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014,29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292031.htm
(3) Payscale.com, http://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Electrocardiogram_%28EKG%29_Technician/Hourly_Rate

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