Emergency Department Technician Salary

The average pay for an Emergency Department Technician is $13.93 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Critical Care and splinting.
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$17,379 - $80,000
$17K
$32K
$80K
MEDIAN: $32,500
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50%
90%

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$10.91 - $19.98
$11
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$20
MEDIAN: $13.95
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$17,379 - $80,000  
   
Bonus
$60.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,963 - $44,102  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.91 - $19.98  
   
Overtime
$2.04 - $26.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$60.00  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,963 - $44,102  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 249

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Job Description for Emergency Department Technician

The emergency department technician is responsible for assisting doctors, nurses, and other medical staff with providing medical care to emergency room patients. Depending on their facility, the daily tasks and workload for an emergency department technician may vary. The emergency department technician is often one of the first people that a patient sees when they arrive at the hospital. They are in charge of examining patients after initial check-in and answering any questions and helping patients to feel comfortable as they wait for a doctor.

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Emergency Department Technician Tasks

  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure vital signs, if possible.
  • Bathe, shave, or drape patients to prepare them for treatment or examination.
  • Observe patients' conditions and vital signs, and report changes to professional staff.
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
  • Assist emergency room staff in caring for injured or ill patients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Emergency Department Technician

Pay by Experience for an Emergency Department Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Emergency Department Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 186 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Emergency Department Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Emergency Department Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 43 salaries. An Emergency Department Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Emergency Department Technician

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Emergency Department Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

▲9%

▲5%

National Average
$30,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Emergency Department Technician Salaries

Critical Care
▲24%

▲11%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲10%


Ekg
▲1%

ecg
▲1%

Orthopedics
▼0%

National Average
$30,000

▼1%

Wound Care
▼3%

EMT
▼4%

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
▼7%

CPR
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 23%
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