Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
51,400 1.3 % $26.97 $56,100 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.66 $18.11 $26.38 $34.54 $41.91
Annual Wage (2) $28,420 $37,670 $54,880 $71,840 $87,170


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 39,340 0.75 $26.61 $55,350
Offices of Physicians 7,230 0.29 $28.73 $59,750
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 1,380 0.54 $26.47 $55,060
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 800 0.32 $22.28 $46,340
Outpatient Care Centers 780 0.11 $29.87 $62,130

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 39,340 0.75 $26.61 $55,350
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 1,380 0.54 $26.47 $55,060
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 800 0.32 $22.28 $46,340
Offices of Physicians 7,230 0.29 $28.73 $59,750
Outpatient Care Centers 780 0.11 $29.87 $62,130

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 460 0.06 $32.41 $67,420
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 530 0.02 $30.52 $63,470
Outpatient Care Centers 780 0.11 $29.87 $62,130
Offices of Physicians 7,230 0.29 $28.73 $59,750
Employment Services 380 0.01 $27.90 $58,040


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 4,620 0.40 1.07 $25.90 $53,880
Florida 4,230 0.53 1.43 $22.79 $47,410
California 3,940 0.25 0.68 $34.25 $71,230
New York 2,950 0.33 0.88 $28.17 $58,600
Pennsylvania 2,840 0.50 1.34 $24.93 $51,850




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)
Delaware 350 0.81 2.17 $27.00 $56,170
Nebraska 570 0.60 1.61 $24.64 $51,240
West Virginia 380 0.53 1.43 $17.76 $36,950
South Dakota 220 0.53 1.41 $23.62 $49,130
Florida 4,230 0.53 1.43 $22.79 $47,410




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska (8) (8) (8) $37.77 $78,550
District of Columbia 160 0.24 0.63 $34.89 $72,570
Massachusetts 1,470 0.43 1.16 $34.49 $71,740
California 3,940 0.25 0.68 $34.25 $71,230
New Jersey 870 0.22 0.60 $34.24 $71,210





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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,770 0.27 0.73 $29.72 $61,820
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,590 0.54 1.46 $25.58 $53,210
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,320 0.37 0.99 $27.34 $56,860
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,160 0.28 0.76 $31.98 $66,510
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 930 0.38 1.01 $25.43 $52,890
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 840 0.47 1.27 $37.47 $77,940
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 800 0.34 0.92 $26.94 $56,040
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 730 0.30 0.81 $32.22 $67,010
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 720 0.66 1.78 $22.18 $46,140
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 670 0.53 1.41 $29.45 $61,270




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)
Rochester, MN 200 1.80 4.82 $28.54 $59,370
Gainesville, FL 210 1.71 4.60 $16.79 $34,920
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 250 1.36 3.65 $18.75 $39,010
Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA 60 1.29 3.47 $24.01 $49,940
Ocala, FL 100 1.07 2.86 $23.29 $48,430
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 60 1.01 2.71 $25.17 $52,350
Killeen-Temple, TX 120 0.91 2.45 $23.01 $47,870
Columbia, MO 80 0.90 2.41 $21.57 $44,860
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC 60 0.89 2.38 $22.91 $47,660
Salisbury, MD-DE 130 0.88 2.37 $28.40 $59,080