Perfusionist Salary in the United States

How much does a Perfusionist make in the United States? The average Perfusionist salary in the United States is $115,668 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $100,535 and $129,701. Salary ranges 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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$100,535 to $129,701
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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....

Source: Wikipedia (as of 09/06/2019). Read more from Wikipedia

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Job Openings for Perfusionist
CHRISTUS Health - Corpus Christi , TX
Under surgeon's or anesthesiologist's directions operates equipment to achieve bypass, coronary perfusion, recirculation or partial bypass, or to alter blood content, temperature or balance
Christus Healthcare - 10 days ago
CHRISTUS Health - San Antonio , TX
Under surgeon's or anesthesiologist's directions operates equipment to achieve bypass, coronary perfusion, recirculation or partial bypass, or to alter blood content, temperature or balance
Christus Healthcare - 10 days ago
CHRISTUS Health - El Paso , TX
Under surgeon's or anesthesiologist's directions operates equipment to achieve bypass, coronary perfusion, recirculation or partial bypass, or to alter blood content, temperature or balance
Christus Healthcare - 10 days ago
CHRISTUS Health - Fort Worth , TX
Under surgeon's or anesthesiologist's directions operates equipment to achieve bypass, coronary perfusion, recirculation or partial bypass, or to alter blood content, temperature or balance
Christus Healthcare - 10 days ago
CHRISTUS Health - Irving , TX
Under surgeon's or anesthesiologist's directions operates equipment to achieve bypass, coronary perfusion, recirculation or partial bypass, or to alter blood content, temperature or balance
Christus Healthcare - 10 days ago
CHRISTUS Health - Plano , TX
Under surgeon's or anesthesiologist's directions operates equipment to achieve bypass, coronary perfusion, recirculation or partial bypass, or to alter blood content, temperature or balance
Christus Healthcare - 10 days ago
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