Alternate Job Titles: Emergency Medical Technician, EMT, Ambulance Attendant
How much does a Emergency Medical Technician make? The median annual Emergency Medical Technician salary is $34,281, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $30,939-$38,403, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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.
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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 $34,281, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Emergency Medical Technician in the United States are expected to make less than $34,281.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Emergency Medical Technician that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Emergency Medical Technician are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
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,. Typically reports to a manager. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. View full job description