Industry Outlook

The outlook for careers in the cardiovascular and vascular industry is strong. We have seen growth in overall employment needs, performance expectations as well as complex and technical acumen. Pursuing a career in sonography or as a cardiovascular technologist has proven to provide multiple opportunities for growth, continued learning, and success.

Explosive industry growth

Cardiovascular-related diseases are the #1 cause of death, worldwide.

Increasingly complex procedures and technology

Median annual wage for Medical Sonographers and Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians = $75,380

Median annual wage for Diagostic Medical
Sonographers = $77,740

Recruitment of highly skilled personnel

Overall employment of medical sonographers and cardiovascular technologists and technicians is projected to grow 10% from 2021 to 2031, faster than the average for all occupations.

Higher performance expectations

In today’s face-paced environment, employers count on highly technical skills and a team they can trust. Show them your validation with a CCI credential.

Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) sponsored a survey of more than 27,000 credentialed professionals to provide insight on salary and benefits in the context of credentials offered by CCI.

The findings of this wage survey will provide valuable information for the profession, hiring institutions and individual professionals.

Download the survey to discover credential-specific insights on the following:

  • Primary employment roles
  • Educational background and training 
  • Benefits and wage satisfaction

Career Center Resources

CV Specialty Job Search Resources
    Invasive CVT Job Search Resources
    • Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention (SCAI) Job Bank
    • Springboard Healthcare
    Non-Invasive CVT Job Search Resources

    Get started on your exam journey and apply today!

    credentialing impact, Michael Reagan

    Meet Michael Reagan

    Credentials: RCES, RCIS

    Experience: Career switch, clinical experience and then industry experience

    Driving Force: Keep moving, keep learning, leave an impact, and always asking “What difference can I make for others?”

    Aha Moment: “When my uncle was my patient I realized what I do is more than a job and is incredibly meaningful to me and to others.”

    Read Michael’s Credentialing Impact story, he talks about creating career opportunities, never giving up, and using your credentials as leverage for a stronger future.

    Source data 2022, US. Bureau of Labor Statistics