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Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Conduct tests on patients' hearts and lungs.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$33.52 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  8.1%    Read more about outlook


Associate's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Administer medical substances for imaging or other procedures.
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during surgery.
  • Maintain sterile operative fields.
  • Position patients for treatment or examination.
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Job Title Examples:

Cardiac Technician
Cardiopulmonary Technician
EKG/ECG Technician (Electrocardiogram Technician)

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