Cardiovascular technologists and technicians are below average when it comes to happiness.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, cardiovascular technologists and technicians rate their career happiness 2.9 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 22% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy cardiovascular technologists and technicians are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
Respiratory therapist
2.9
$53k
Ophthalmic medical technician
2.9
$35k
Audiologist
2.9
$78k
Optician
2.9
$34k
Cardiovascular technologist and technician
2.9
$58k
Orthotist and prosthetist
2.9
$68k
Psychiatric technician
2.8
$35k

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

  • Salary: Are cardiovascular technologists and technicians happy with their salary?
  • Meaning: Do cardiovascular technologists and technicians find their jobs meaningful?
  • Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as cardiovascular technologists and technicians?
  • Work environment: How enjoyable are cardiovascular technologist and technician’s work environments?
  • Skills utilization: Are cardiovascular technologists and technicians making the best use of their abilities?

Are cardiovascular technologists and technicians happy with their salary?