Monitor Technician Salary in the United States

How much does a Monitor Technician make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Monitor Technician in the United States is $17 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $15 and $19. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Monitor Technician examines heartbeat patterns on electrocardiograph monitors. Makes note of irregular rhythms and monitors changes in heartbeat. Being a Monitor Technician provides notes to medical staff in charge of the patient. Ensures that monitors are functioning properly. Additionally, Monitor Technician may require an associate's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Monitor Technician gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Monitor Technician typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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