Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

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2019 Workforce
49.9k
Average Age
42.2
Estimated Job Growth
5.4%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$87,686
Average Male Salary
$136,367
Average Female Salary
$59,866

About

Cardiovascular technologists and technicians are most often employed by the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Cardiovascular technologists and technicians was $87,686 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Cardiovascular technologists and technicians by wage are Industrial engineers, including health & safety, Medical & health services managers, and Operations research analysts.

Cardiovascular technologists and technicians are part of the Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations, along with Chiropractors, Dentists, Dietitians & nutritionists, Optometrists, Pharmacists, and 37 more.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Cardiovascular technologists and technicians are Garland, Hot Spring, Clark & Montgomery Counties PUMA, AR. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Cardiovascular technologists and technicians are Garland, Hot Spring, Clark & Montgomery Counties PUMA, AR.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Cardiovascular technologists and technicians and on wages and locations for those in the field. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals is the industry that employs the most Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, by average wage, is Offices of physicians. Cardiovascular technologists and technicians are paid most in Garland, Hot Spring, Clark & Montgomery Counties PUMA, AR but are relatively concentrated in Garland, Hot Spring, Clark & Montgomery Counties PUMA, AR.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$87,686
AVERAGE SALARY
± $12,860

In 2019, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians earned an average of $87,686, $32,162 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Industrial engineers, including health & safety make somewhat more than Cardiovascular technologists and technicians while Operations research analysts make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Cardiovascular technologists and technicians as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.526
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.526, which is higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly for Cardiovascular technologists and technicians (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Cardiovascular technologists and technicians.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Cardiovascular technologists and technicians.

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Industries

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, by average wage, are Offices of physicians, Outpatient care centers, and Other health care services.

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Industries by Share

49.9k
2019 Workforce
± 5,482
13.6%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 14.1%

The number of people employed as Cardiovascular technologists and technicians has been growing at a rate of 13.6%, from 43,911 people in 2018 to 49,867 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Cardiovascular technologists and technicians employed by various industries. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals employs the largest share of Cardiovascular technologists and technicians at  73.5%, followed by Offices of physicians with 13.9% and Outpatient care centers with 4.74%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Cardiovascular technologists and technicians in the US. The average age of male Cardiovascular technologists and technicians in the workforce is 40.9 and of female Cardiovascular technologists and technicians is 43, and the most common race/ethnicity for Cardiovascular technologists and technicians is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

18.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 3,306
31.7k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 4,373

63.6% of Cardiovascular technologists and technicians are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Cardiovascular technologists and technicians.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Cardiovascular technologists and technicians
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

63.4% of Cardiovascular technologists and technicians are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 11.5% of Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Cardiovascular technologists and technicians.

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Age by Gender

40.9
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.31
43
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.98

The median age of Cardiovascular technologists and technicians is 42.2, and Male employees are generally 2.06 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Cardiovascular technologists and technicians from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Cardiovascular technologists and technicians is Business but a relatively high number of Cardiovascular technologists and technicians hold a major in Interdisciplinary Studies.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians are expected to see a growth of 5.4% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow more than the national average.

Job Growth

5.4%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians. This profession is expected to grow more than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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