Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians (29-2031)

Occupation description:  Conduct tests on pulmonary or cardiovascular systems of patients for diagnostic purposes. May conduct or assist in electrocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, pulmonary functions, lung capacity, and similar tests. Includes vascular technologists.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 4854 12.51 12
United States 52,00063,500 22.21,150 9802,140

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 26.9713.6618.11 26.3834.5441.91
Alaska 37.7721.1232.20 40.9545.1148.13
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 36.8520.1128.54 40.0645.2849.69

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
5511 20.041.3 30.4
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation15
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 16
Number of job position postings 1
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 16.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Associate's degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None