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What does an electrocardiograph technician do?

Electrocardiograph (EKG or ECG) technicians operate equipment that measures, monitors, and records the electrical impulses transmitted by a patient’s heart.

They provide services such as:

  • obtaining information for EKG records
  • connecting electrodes to leads from the EKG machine
  • conducting the electrocardiogram
  • identifying abnormal heart rhythms
  • recognizing emergencies and assisting the responding physician

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

5% for all cardiovascular technologists and technicians (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Median Annual Salary (2021)

$35,000 for ECG technicians (

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