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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 6074 23.32 25
United States 55,00060,500 9.91,500 1,4003,450

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 27.5213.7917.86 26.5735.3943.64
Alaska 30.6617.3320.13 24.2542.4148.18

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
6511 16.937.5 30.4
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation12
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation6
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 16
Number of job position postings 4
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.0

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

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