Cardiology Technologists Salary Canada

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Average Cardiology Technologist’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Canadian Cardiology Technologists.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 3217.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: cardiology technologist and electrocardiographic (ECG) technologist.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $55,000 – $65,000.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Calgary, Alberta at $44.27 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Halifax – Nova Scotia at $20.85 per hour.

Employment prospects for cardiology technologists are good in Canada. The government forecasts that new medical technologies and techniques, as well as the introduction of more advanced equipment, will mean that more cardiology technologists are needed in the future.

Average (Median) Hourly Wages for Cardiology Technologists in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta*34.0444.2751.062015
Edmonton – Alberta*(1)29.5034.0447.972015
Lower Mainland – Southwest Region – British Columbia24.0030.2533.88 2014
Winnipeg – Manitoba
Fredericton – New Brunswick
Halifax – Nova Scotia18.6520.8527.102010
Toronto – Ontario16.0026.0032.842014
Muskoka / Kawarthas / Peterborough – Ontario
Ottawa – Ontario
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula Region – Ontario16.0025.2333.102014
Prince Edward Island
Montreal – Quebec(1)20.7724.4135.532011
Saskatoon Area – Saskatchewan*(1)28.6730.7338.962013

Methodology

Cardiology technologists may do some of the following:
›› Operate electrocardiogram and other electronic equipment to record cardiac activity of patients
›› Monitor patients during exercise tests checking for heart disease
›› Analyse and programme pacemakers to ensure they work well
›› Check cardiology equipment to ensure proper operation
Visa

Currently, this occupation is an eligible occupation for express entry immigration with the federal skilled worker permanent resident visa.

Comparison with employment group

The largest sector of employment for cardiology technologists is health care and social assistance. The 2016 full-time average hourly wage rate for technical occupations in health, which includes cardiology technologists, is $25.65. The 2016 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $966, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $50,000.

Licensing

Registration with the Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists is required in all provinces except in Quebec.

These occupations may also be of interest:

Medical Laboratory Technologists
Medical Radiation Technologists
Medical Sonographers

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