Travel Cath Lab Tech Jobs

Catheterization laboratory technicians, or cath lab techs, are allied health professionals who specialize in cardiovascular technology at medical facilities that run tests to determine heart health. Cath lab techs are a vital part of the medical team and often assist doctors with non-invasive and invasive cardiovascular procedures. They’re also among the highest paid allied health professionals. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects employment of cardiovascular technicians to increase 5% between 2019 and 2029.

Cath Lab tech salary

Cath lab techs are also considered cardiovascular technicians, for whom the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported an average staff salary of $57,720 annually in May 2019. This figure works out to $1,110 per week and $27.75 per hour in a 40-hour work week. PayScale reported an average annual salary of $69,943 specifically for staff cardiac catheterization technologists, which breaks down to about $1,345 per week and $33.63 per hour.

Travel cath lab techs can expect to earn more than those on staff. According to 2019 NurseFly salary data, travel cath lab techs earned an average gross salary of $2,060 per week. This salary may be fully taxed, or part of it may be taxed pay and the other part untaxed stipends for meals and housing if a travel allied health professional can claim a permanent tax-home.

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MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Sacramento, California
MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing · posted 2 days ago
MedPro Healthcare Staffing, a Joint Commission-certified staffing agency, is seeking a quality Cath Lab Technologist for a contract with one of our top healthcare clients. Requirements: Eighteen mon ...
$2,600/week
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MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
San Luis Obispo, California
MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing · posted 2 days ago
MedPro Healthcare Staffing, a Joint Commission-certified staffing agency, is seeking a quality Cath Lab Technologist for a contract with one of our top healthcare clients. Requirements: Eighteen mon ...
$2,600/week
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KPG Allied
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Sacramento, California
KPG Allied · posted 29 minutes ago
$2,344/week
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LRS Healthcare - Allied Health
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Martinsburg, West Virginia
LRS Healthcare - Allied Health · posted an hour ago
$2,337/week
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MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Bend, Oregon
MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing · posted 2 days ago
MedPro Healthcare Staffing, a Joint Commission-certified staffing agency, is seeking a quality Special Procedures Tech for a contract with one of our top healthcare clients. Requirements: Current Li ...
$2,240/week
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MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Bismarck, North Dakota
MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing · posted 2 days ago
MedPro Healthcare Staffing, a Joint Commission-certified staffing agency, is seeking a quality Cath Lab Technologist for a contract with one of our top healthcare clients. Requirements: Eighteen mon ...
$2,160/week
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Club Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Martinsburg, West Virginia
Club Staffing · posted 7 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsCath Lab Technologist - (Cath Lab Tech)StartDate: 02/08/2021Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $1800.00 - 2250.00We are partnering with a well-respected facility in Mar ...
$2,137/week
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Club Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Carmel, Indiana
Club Staffing · posted 7 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsCath Lab Technologist - (Cath Lab Tech)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 10 D Pay Rate: $1800.00 - 2250.00Cath Lab Tech.. Full-time (4) 10 hr days Day off each wee ...
$2,137/week
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Club Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Club Staffing · posted 7 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsCath Lab Technologist - (Cath Lab Tech)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $1800.00 - 2250.00Cath Lab Tech needed for a 13 week assignment starting ASAP! ...
$2,137/week
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Med Travelers
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Med Travelers · posted 7 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsCath Lab Technologist - (Cath Lab Tech)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $1800.00 - 2250.00Cath Lab Tech needed for a 13 week assignment starting ASAP! ...
$2,137/week
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Med Travelers
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Martinsburg, West Virginia
Med Travelers · posted 7 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsCath Lab Technologist - (Cath Lab Tech)StartDate: 02/08/2021Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $1800.00 - 2250.00We are partnering with a well-respected facility in Mar ...
$2,137/week
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Med Travelers
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Carmel, Indiana
Med Travelers · posted 7 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsCath Lab Technologist - (Cath Lab Tech)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 10 D Pay Rate: $1800.00 - 2250.00Cath Lab Tech.. Full-time (4) 10 hr days Day off each wee ...
$2,137/week
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Med Travelers
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Olympia, Washington
Med Travelers · posted 2 days ago
Job Description & RequirementsCath Lab Technologist - (Cath Lab Tech)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D/E Pay Rate: $1800.00 - 2250.00Well respected hospital is seeking a Cath Lab Tech who is ...
$2,137/week
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Club Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Olympia, Washington
Club Staffing · posted 2 days ago
Job Description & RequirementsCath Lab Technologist - (Cath Lab Tech)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D/E Pay Rate: $1800.00 - 2250.00Well respected hospital is seeking a Cath Lab Tech who is ...
$2,137/week
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Club Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech - COVID19
Ocala, Florida
Club Staffing · posted 2 days ago
Job Description & RequirementsCath Lab Technologist - (Cath Lab Tech)StartDate: 02/08/2021Available Shifts: 10 D Pay Rate: $1800.00 - 2250.00ARRT or RCIS. 2+ years of experience. 50 mile radius r ...
$2,137/week
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KPG Allied
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Sterling, Virginia
KPG Allied · posted 2 days ago
$2,034/week
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MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Lexington, Kentucky
MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing · posted a day ago
MedPro Healthcare Staffing, a Joint Commission-certified staffing agency, is seeking a quality Cath Lab Technologist for a contract with one of our top healthcare clients. Requirements: Eighteen mon ...
$2,000/week
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MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Dallas, Texas
MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing · posted 2 days ago
MedPro Healthcare Staffing, a Joint Commission-certified staffing agency, is seeking a quality Cath Lab Technologist for a contract with one of our top healthcare clients. Requirements: Eighteen mon ...
$1,800/week
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MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Rockford, Illinois
MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing · posted a day ago
MedPro Healthcare Staffing, a Joint Commission-certified staffing agency, is seeking a quality Special Procedures Tech for a contract with one of our top healthcare clients. Requirements: Current Li ...
$1,760/week
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MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Atlantis, Florida
MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing · posted a day ago
MedPro Healthcare Staffing, a Joint Commission-certified staffing agency, is seeking a quality Cath Lab Technologist for a contract with one of our top healthcare clients. Requirements: Eighteen mon ...
$1,080/week
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What are the best agencies for Cath Lab Tech jobs?

The agencies on NurseFly that currently have the most Cath Lab Tech jobs are Med Travelers (91), Club Staffing (91), and MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing (74).

How Much Do Cath Lab Tech Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on NurseFly as of Friday, January 22nd 2021, the average weekly pay for Cath Lab Tech jobs is $2,121, but can pay up to $3,000 per week. In 2021, Cardiac Catheterization Technologists jobs on Nursefly paid a gross average weekly pay of $1,996 per week working an average of 36 hours per week. This includes non-taxable compensation like living stipends, meal stipends, and housing which add up to an average value of $1,227 per week.

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What does a Cath Lab tech do?

Cath lab techs primarily perform cardiac catheterizations, which involves threading a catheter through a patient’s blood vessel to reach the heart and determine whether blockages exist. With a cardiac catheter in place, techs can perform several tests to see how well the heart is working. Other responsibilities of a cath lab tech include:

  • Preparing patients for procedures by cleaning and shaving insertion sites

  • Operating and maintaining machines used in catheterization procedures

  • Monitoring patients’ heart rates and other vital signs

  • Providing emergency care for life-threatening reactions

  • Evaluating test results for abnormalities 

  • Reporting abnormalities to the cardiologist

In some medical facilities, cath lab techs may assist doctors with open heart surgeries and other procedures, such as angioplasty and stent or pacemaker insertions.

Where do Cath Lab techs work?

Cath lab techs primarily work in hospitals within cardiac catheter laboratories. They may also work in outpatient cardiology centers and private practice clinics, physician’s offices, and laboratories.

What skills make a good Cath Lab tech?

Proficient cath lab techs have comprehensive knowledge of heart catheterization procedures, pacemaker implantation, and human anatomy, especially the cardiovascular system. They have extensive technical skills that allow them to operate specialized medical equipment and computer programs. Their patient care and interpersonal skills give them the ability to keep patients calm and comfortable throughout their procedures. Good cath lab techs also are detail-oriented and have the communication skills to effectively explain complicated procedures in simple terms.

How to become a Travel Cath Lab Tech?

To pursue a career as a travel cath lab tech, individuals earn an Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Science degree through a cardiovascular technology program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. It’s recommended to earn Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist credentialing through Cardiovascular Credentialing International, since employers often require certification.  Other certifications commonly required include Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, and Cardiovascular Technician Certification. Travel positions typically require recent cath lab tech experience.

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MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Plantation, Florida
MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing · posted 4 days ago
MedPro Healthcare Staffing, a Joint Commission-certified staffing agency, is seeking a quality Cath Lab Technologist for a contract with one of our top healthcare clients. Requirements: Eighteen mon ...
$1,800/week
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MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Gulfport, Mississippi
MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing · posted 4 days ago
MedPro Healthcare Staffing, a Joint Commission-certified staffing agency, is seeking a quality Cath Lab Technologist for a contract with one of our top healthcare clients. Requirements: Eighteen mon ...
$1,880/week
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MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
El Paso, Texas
MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing · posted 4 days ago
MedPro Healthcare Staffing, a Joint Commission-certified staffing agency, is seeking a quality Cath Lab Technologist for a contract with one of our top healthcare clients. Requirements: Eighteen mon ...
$2,440/week
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MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
Sioux City, Iowa
MedPro Healthcare Allied Staffing · posted 13 hours ago
MedPro Healthcare Staffing, a Joint Commission-certified staffing agency, is seeking a quality Cath Lab Technologist for a contract with one of our top healthcare clients. Requirements: Eighteen mon ...
$2,200/week
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Med Travelers
Travel Cath Lab Tech
San Diego, California
Med Travelers · posted 18 days ago
Job Description & RequirementsCardiovascular Interventional Technologist - (Cath Lab Tech)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $1800.00 - 2200.00Facility LocationThis California city i ...
$2,100/week
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Med Travelers
Travel Cath Lab Tech
San Antonio, Texas
Med Travelers · posted 18 days ago
Job Description & RequirementsCath Lab Technologist - (Cath Lab Tech)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 10 D Pay Rate: $1800.00 - 2250.00Cath Lab Tech needed for a 13 week assignment starting ASAP ...
$2,137/week
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Med Travelers
Travel Cath Lab Tech
San Diego, California
Med Travelers · posted 18 days ago
Job Description & RequirementsCath Lab Technologist - (Cath Lab Tech)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $1800.00 - 2250.00Facility LocationThis California city is what the Golden Sta ...
$2,137/week
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Club Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
San Diego, California
Club Staffing · posted 14 days ago
Job Description & RequirementsCardiovascular Interventional Technologist - (Cath Lab Tech)StartDate: 01/04/2021Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $1800.00 - 2200.00Facility LocationThis California c ...
$2,100/week
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Club Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
San Antonio, Texas
Club Staffing · posted 14 days ago
Job Description & RequirementsCath Lab Technologist - (Cath Lab Tech)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 10 D Pay Rate: $1800.00 - 2250.00Cath Lab Tech needed for a 13 week assignment starting ASAP ...
$2,137/week
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Club Staffing
Travel Cath Lab Tech
San Diego, California
Club Staffing · posted 14 days ago
Job Description & RequirementsCath Lab Technologist - (Cath Lab Tech)StartDate: 01/04/2021Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $1800.00 - 2250.00Facility LocationThis California city is what the Golde ...
$2,137/week
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