EKG Technician Salaries

EKG Technician Salaries

EKG Technician salaries
are included as part of a broader cardiovascular technologists and technicians career subset. Median annual earnings of cardiovascular technologists and technicians (which includes EKG technicians) were about $49,000 in May 2010. The lowest 10 percent earned an EKG salary of less than about $27,000 and the highest 10 percent earned an EKG Technician salary of more than about $77,000.


EKG Technician wages in industries with the highest levels of employment in May 2012 were:

Industry Employment  Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage 
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 38,520 0.74 $25.03 $52,060
Offices of Physicians 7,530 0.32 $27.56 $57,320
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 950 0.40 $26.03 $54,130
Outpatient Care Centers 900 0.14 $27.07 $56,300
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 670 0.02 $24.53 $51,030


EKG Technician salaries for top paying employers for this occupation in May 2012 were:

Industry Employment  Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 170 0.02 $33.19 $69,030
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 440 0.19 $27.84 $57,910
Offices of Physicians 7,530 0.32 $27.56 $57,320
Management of Companies and Enterprises 110 0.01 $27.16 $56,490
Outpatient Care Centers 900 0.14 $27.07 $56,300






Information on this page summarized from:      
(1)  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians and Vascular Technologists, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/cardiovascular-technologists-and-technicians.htm
(2) Bureau of Labor Statistics,Occupational Employment Statistics,Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012,29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292031.htm
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