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Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians


Conduct tests on patients' hearts and lungs.

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians conduct tests on the pulmonary or cardiovascular systems of patients. They work under the direction of a physician. They may monitor patients' blood pressure and other health indicators. They may conduct or assist in electrocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, and other tests.

Wages $32.93 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Excellent
Education & Training Associate's degree is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Diagnostic Services
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