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 Edmonton, Alberta at $40.49 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Ontario at $25.00 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) 27.56 35.83 57.60 2019
Edmonton – Alberta* 27.56 40.49 57.60 2019
Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia 26.75 34.68 36.00 2018
Winnipeg – Manitoba(3) 18.00 27.78 37.00 2018
Fredericton – New Brunswick(1) 18 27.78 39.00 2018
Halifax – Nova Scotia(1) 18.00 26.32 29.59 2018
Toronto – Ontario 19.50 25.00 31.40 2018
Muskoka / Kawarthas / Peterborough – Ontario(1) 19.50 25.00 31.40 2018
Ottawa – Ontario 19.50 25.00 31.40 2018
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula Region – Ontario 19.50 25.00 31.40 2018
Prince Edward Island(3) 18.00 27.78 37.00 2018
Montreal – Quebec(3) 18.00 27.78 37.00 2018
Saskatoon Area – Saskatchewan*(3) 18.00 27.78 37.00 2018

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 to apply for express entry immigration with the federal skilled worker permanent resident visa.

Comparison with employment group

The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for technical occupations in health, which includes cardiology technologists, is $29.87. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,094 giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment sector of $57,000.

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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