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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

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


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)
56,110 1.5 % $28.66 $59,600 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.29 $18.64 $27.75 $36.63 $45.37
Annual Wage (2) $29,710 $38,770 $57,720 $76,190 $94,370


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 43,150 0.77 $28.13 $58,500
Offices of Physicians 6,640 0.25 $29.99 $62,380
Outpatient Care Centers 1,670 0.17 $37.37 $77,740
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 1,060 0.38 $27.69 $57,590
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 880 0.33 $25.36 $52,750

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 43,150 0.77 $28.13 $58,500
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 1,060 0.38 $27.69 $57,590
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 880 0.33 $25.36 $52,750
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 770 0.25 $26.83 $55,800
Offices of Physicians 6,640 0.25 $29.99 $62,380

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Outpatient Care Centers 1,670 0.17 $37.37 $77,740
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 510 0.02 $34.12 $70,960
Offices of Physicians 6,640 0.25 $29.99 $62,380
Employment Services (8) (8) $28.45 $59,180
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 43,150 0.77 $28.13 $58,500


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 5,450 0.44 1.15 $26.73 $55,590
Florida 5,080 0.58 1.51 $24.20 $50,330
California 4,830 0.28 0.73 $36.84 $76,630
New York 3,370 0.35 0.93 $31.09 $64,670
Pennsylvania 3,180 0.54 1.41 $27.34 $56,860




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)
West Virginia 550 0.79 2.06 $21.05 $43,790
Delaware 260 0.59 1.53 $29.39 $61,130
Florida 5,080 0.58 1.51 $24.20 $50,330
South Carolina 1,150 0.55 1.43 $28.31 $58,880
Pennsylvania 3,180 0.54 1.41 $27.34 $56,860




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oregon 750 0.39 1.03 $39.14 $81,410
District of Columbia 150 0.20 0.53 $37.91 $78,850
Rhode Island 190 0.40 1.05 $37.80 $78,620
New Jersey 790 0.19 0.51 $37.51 $78,030
California 4,830 0.28 0.73 $36.84 $76,630





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 2,860 0.30 0.78 $34.21 $71,160
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,150 0.46 1.21 $27.15 $56,480
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,680 0.27 0.71 $37.20 $77,390
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,580 0.43 1.13 $25.35 $52,720
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,570 0.59 1.55 $24.28 $50,490
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,310 0.43 1.12 $28.42 $59,120
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,280 0.45 1.17 $28.24 $58,750
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 1,100 0.55 1.45 $28.21 $58,670
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 900 0.32 0.85 $37.13 $77,230
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 860 0.27 0.71 $32.14 $66,850




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 2.12 5.55 $19.69 $40,960
Peoria, IL 200 1.19 3.10 $21.01 $43,700
Ann Arbor, MI 260 1.17 3.06 $29.52 $61,400
Cumberland, MD-WV 40 1.12 2.94 $26.59 $55,310
Huntsville, AL 260 1.11 2.92 $22.28 $46,340
Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH 40 1.05 2.74 $21.92 $45,590
Florence, SC 90 1.05 2.74 $27.02 $56,210
Terre Haute, IN 70 1.03 2.71 $25.53 $53,100
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 230 1.01 2.65 $21.78 $45,300
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 130 1.00 2.62 $24.15 $50,220