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Average Echo Technician Salary
The average salary for a Echo Technician is $2,518 per week. This is 6% higher than the practicing US average of $2,375.
Last updated on October 2, 2023. Based on 572 active jobs on Vivian.com in the last 7 days.
Travel Echo Tech Jobs FAQs
What are the best agencies for Travel Echo Tech jobs?
The agencies on Vivian that currently have the most Travel Echo Tech jobs are TotalMed Allied (89), Epic Travel Staffing Allied (79), and MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing (67).
Does Vivian have any staff Echo Tech jobs?
As of Tuesday, October 3rd 2023, Vivian has 4 Staff Echo Tech jobs listed. These jobs pay $57 per hour on average, with the highest-paying job listed up to $87 per hour.
Does Vivian have any local contract Echo Tech jobs?
As of Tuesday, October 3rd 2023, Vivian has 3 listings for local contract Echo Tech jobs. These jobs pay $76 per hour on average, and up to $85 per hour for the top-paying job listed.
Where can I learn more about working as a Travel Echo Tech?
Take a look at Vivian's Travel Echo Tech Career Guide for more information, including required education, responsibilities, pros and cons and more.
What is an Echo Tech?
Echo techs, also known as echocardiograph technicians, are allied health professionals who specialize in conducting diagnostic exams with an echocardiogram to create live images of patients’ hearts. They play an essential role in helping doctors diagnose and treat a variety of heart ailments. This is a skilled position full of mental stimulation that provides valuable information about patient care, which many healthcare professionals find rewarding.
What does an echo tech do?
Echo techs, sometimes referred to as echocardiographers, cardiographers, or cardiac sonographers are ultrasound techs or sonographers who’ve specialized in the use of echocardiogram technology. Their primary responsibility is gathering data and assessing the image quality that doctors use to diagnose heart disease. They do this with ultrasound devices that use sound waves and other imaging tools to create images of the heart. Common tasks include:
Where do echo techs work?
Many echo techs work in general medical and surgical hospitals. Other popular places of employment include medical and diagnostic laboratories, diagnostic imaging centers, and private clinics that specialize in cardiology. They also may be employed at physician’s offices and outpatient care centers, or by various medical, radiographic, and ultrasound diagnostic providers. Some echo techs specialize in pediatric cardiac technologies and take jobs working with children at children’s hospitals or pediatrician offices.
What skills make a good echo tech?
Good echo techs are extremely tech-savvy with advanced knowledge of sophisticated machinery used to administer crucial tests on the heart. They fully understand the operation of the heart, including the functions of vessels, valves, and chambers. Echo techs are detail-oriented with keen observational skills to effectively capture ultrasound pictures that demonstrate whether each part of the heart is working properly and to accurately assess and identify any problems in patients’ echocardiograms.
How to become a Travel Echo Tech
Allied health professionals already trained in another healthcare field may complete a one-year certificate program to become a sonographer. Anyone new to the healthcare field must earn an associate or a bachelor’s degree in cardiac sonography through a sonography training program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. Because echo techs deal with heart patients, employers often require them to have Basic Life Support certification.
What certifications are commonly held by echo technicians?
Echo technicians may hold Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), RDMS Adult Echocardiography (RDCS-AE), RDMS Pediatric Echocardiography (RDMS-PE), RDMS Fetal Echocardiography (RDCS-FE), Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician (CRAT-CCI) or Advanced Cardiac Sonographer (ACS-CCI), among others.