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.

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

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Source data 2022, US. Bureau of Labor Statistics