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Monitor Cardiac Technician Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$48,055 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Monitor Cardiac Technician is $48,055 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Monitor Cardiac Technician is between $35,590 and $58,420. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Monitor Cardiac Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Monitors heart rhythm pattern of patients in special care unit of hospital to detect abnormal pattern variances, using telemetry equipment.
  • Reviews patient information to determine normal heart rhythm pattern, current pattern, and prior variances.
  • Observes screen of cardiac monitor and listens for alarm to identify abnormal variation in heart rhythm.
  • Informs supervisor or General Duty Nurse of variances to initiate examination of patient.
Monitor Cardiac Technician Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Job family population: 56,130

Estimated population of Monitor Cardiac Technician jobs: 1,394

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Monitor Cardiac Technician Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Cardiac Monitoring Technician, CCT (PM shift 3pm-11:30pm, M-F)
Apr 2
Chicago, IL, USA
We are hiring Cardiac Monitoring Technicians to join our dynamic team. Certified Cardiac Technicians or those with other specialties, who have strong cardiac recognition (ECG) and interpretations ...
Monitor Technician, Central Tele, Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago
Apr 25
Chicago, United States
Presence Health
N SUMMARY The Monitor Technician is responsible for on-going surveillance of patient cardiac monitors and provides nursing staff or clinicians with immediate notification of any changes in cardiac ...
Certified Cardiac Technician - day shift
Apr 2
Algonquin, IL, USA
Company Description HeartcoR Solutions, a digital healthcare company, redefining the way cardiac ... It is our goal to be the leading provider of ambulatory ECG monitoring for patients who are at risk ...
Monitor Technician, Central Telemetry, Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston
Mar 12
Evanston, United States
Presence Health
Night SUMMARY The Monitor Technician is responsible for on-going surveillance of patient cardiac monitors and provides nursing staff or clinicians with immediate notification of any changes in ...
PRN/Registry Tele Monitor Technician/Transporter - Fox Valley Regional Float Pool
Feb 28
Elgin, United States
Presence Health
Night FLSA: N SUMMARY Observes cardiac monitors to identify abnormal heart rhythms under the ... Technician, Transportation, Technology, Engineering
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