Cardiovascular Technicians

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Occupation Description

Cardiovascular technologists and technicians conduct examinations on pulmonary or cardiovascular systems of patients for diagnostic reasons. They often conduct or help in electrocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, pulmonary functions, lung capacity, and similar examinations. Includes vascular technicians.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

50530

Job Openings By 2020

22100

Growth Rate

29.3%

Required Education

Associate's degree
Specific Programs:
Cardiovascular Technology A.A.S.

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth