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Emergency Medical Technician in the United States

How much does a Emergency Medical Technician earn in the United States? The average Emergency Medical Technician salary in the United States is $35,766 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $32,281 and $40,054. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

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.

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