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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Conduct tests on pulmonary or cardiovascular systems of patients for diagnostic purposes. May conduct or assist in electrocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, pulmonary functions, lung capacity, and similar tests. Includes vascular technologists.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
56,560 1.5 % $28.24 $58,730 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.11 $18.35 $27.33 $36.17 $44.76
Annual Wage (2) $29,340 $38,170 $56,850 $75,240 $93,100


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 43,630 0.79 $27.95 $58,130
Offices of Physicians 7,030 0.27 $29.14 $60,600
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 1,410 0.52 $26.23 $54,560
Outpatient Care Centers 1,190 0.13 $34.65 $72,080
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 950 0.36 $24.77 $51,520

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 43,630 0.79 $27.95 $58,130
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 1,410 0.52 $26.23 $54,560
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 950 0.36 $24.77 $51,520
Offices of Physicians 7,030 0.27 $29.14 $60,600
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 680 0.22 $26.63 $55,380

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Outpatient Care Centers 1,190 0.13 $34.65 $72,080
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 440 0.01 $32.43 $67,460
Offices of Physicians 7,030 0.27 $29.14 $60,600
Employment Services 360 0.01 $28.42 $59,110
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 43,630 0.79 $27.95 $58,130


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 6,040 0.50 1.28 $26.23 $54,550
California 4,740 0.28 0.71 $35.08 $72,960
Florida 4,690 0.54 1.39 $23.72 $49,340
New York 3,280 0.35 0.89 $30.62 $63,690
Pennsylvania 3,070 0.52 1.34 $26.69 $55,520




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 380 0.78 2.00 $35.28 $73,380
West Virginia 480 0.69 1.77 $17.15 $35,660
Delaware 300 0.66 1.70 $27.76 $57,740
Michigan 2,510 0.58 1.49 $27.77 $57,760
Kentucky 1,100 0.58 1.49 $23.73 $49,370




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 160 0.22 0.57 $38.86 $80,840
Oregon 700 0.37 0.95 $37.34 $77,680
Massachusetts 1,340 0.38 0.96 $37.27 $77,520
Connecticut 340 0.21 0.53 $36.92 $76,800
New Jersey 670 0.17 0.42 $36.12 $75,130





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,660 0.28 0.72 $32.97 $68,570
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,060 0.58 1.47 $26.42 $54,960
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,970 0.42 1.08 $30.08 $62,580
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,660 0.27 0.70 $35.37 $73,560
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,600 0.54 1.38 $27.11 $56,380
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,490 0.57 1.47 $24.51 $50,990
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,310 0.46 1.17 $28.42 $59,100
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 1,210 0.61 1.57 $29.47 $61,290
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,110 0.35 0.90 $28.89 $60,080
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 980 0.36 0.91 $38.65 $80,380




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Morgantown, WV 140 2.15 5.49 $16.33 $33,970
Hattiesburg, MS 110 1.83 4.68 $23.25 $48,370
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 330 1.24 3.16 $21.50 $44,730
Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH 40 1.12 2.87 $21.76 $45,260
Ann Arbor, MI 220 1.01 2.58 (8) (8)
Ocala, FL 100 1.00 2.55 $23.78 $49,460
Chico, CA 80 1.00 2.57 $28.32 $58,900
Tyler, TX 100 0.99 2.55 $29.34 $61,020
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 210 0.97 2.49 $21.15 $43,990
Terre Haute, IN 60 0.96 2.45 $24.84 $51,670