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 $50,000 – $70,000.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Alberta at $34.78 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Quebec at $24.41 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

Location Low Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta*(1) 28.90 34.78 44.96 2017
Edmonton – Alberta*(1) 28.90 34.78 44.96 2017
Lower Mainland – Southwest Region – British Columbia 12.90 31.91 37.00 2016
Winnipeg – Manitoba
Fredericton – New Brunswick
Halifax – Nova Scotia
Toronto – Ontario 15.80 27.00 38.75 2016
Muskoka / Kawarthas / Peterborough – Ontario(1) 18.00 28.00 36.93 2016
Ottawa – Ontario(1) 18.00 28.00 36.93 2016
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula Region – Ontario 18.00 28.00 36.93 2016
Prince Edward Island
Montreal – Quebec(1) 20.77 24.41 35.53 2016
Saskatoon Area – Saskatchewan*(1) 28.67 30.73 38.96 2013

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 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for technical occupations in health, which includes cardiology technologists, is $28.23. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1005, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment sector of $52,000.

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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