EKG Technician

An electrocardiograph technician (EKG technician) operates EKG machines to detect and record the elctronic impusles transmitted by the heart during and between heartbeats

Typical Salary Range: 
$18 - $32 per hour
Who Does Well: 

People interested in healthcare, with excellent technical, administrateive and communication skills, with an attention to detail.

Types of Employers: 

Hospitals, clinics, doctors' offices, outpatient urgent health and surgery centers, long-term care faciliites (assisted living and skilled nursing). 

Career Path: 

May lead to other jobs in related field like Medical Imaging

How to find a job: 

Online job websites, LinkedIn, temporary staffing agencies, networking. Skills developed in these programs can be used in a multitude of healthcare settings.