Emergency Medical Technician Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Emergency Medical Technician, EMT, Ambulance Attendant

What is the average annual salary for Emergency Medical Technician?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Emergency Medical Technician may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Emergency Medical Technician in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Emergency Medical Technician in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Emergency Medical Technician in the United States is $31,915 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Emergency Medical Technician in the United Sates are expected to make less than $31,915.

Source: HR Reported data as of August 2014

Median $31,915
  • 10%$24,460
  • 25%$28,013
  • 75%$36,468
  • 90%$40,614

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Job Description for Emergency Medical Technician

Responds to an emergency call, assesses the situation, obtains a basic medical history and physical examination of the patient, and provides emergency care at the scene and during transit to the hospital. Utilizes necessary medical equipment to treat the patient and ascertains the extent of their injuries or illness. Communicates with the medical care facility receiving the patient about the patient's condition, status, and arrival time. Requires a high school diploma, registration with the EMT National Registry, licensure by state EMS Authority, and 2-4 years of related experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Typically reports to a manager. View Emergency Medical Technician job description

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Categories:  Healthcare -- Technicians

Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare

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