How much does a Perfusionist make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Perfusionist in the United States is $57 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $50 and $67. 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. 

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What is a Perfusionist?

A Perfusionist, also known as a perfusiologist or clinical perfusion scientist, is a healthcare professional who operates the cardiopulmonary bypass machine (heart–lung machine) during cardiac surgery and other surgeries that require cardiopulmonary bypass to manage the patient's physiological status. As a member of the cardiovascular surgical team, the Perfusionist helps maintain blood flow to the body's tissues as well as regulate levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood....

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Average Hourly Wage

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Average Total Hourly Cash Compensation

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Perfusionist in the United States. The average hourly rate for Perfusionist ranges from $50 to $67 with the average hourly pay of $57. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $56 to $77 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $65.

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