The average pay for an Emergency Department Technician is $13.11 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Emergency Department Technician Total Pay (?
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$19,189 - $38,268
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MEDIAN: $23,886
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Emergency Department Technician Total Pay (?
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$9.95 - $17.53
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$19,189 - $38,268  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
Total Pay (?
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$20,701 - $37,729  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 216
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $17.53  
   
Overtime
$14.16 - $26.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,701 - $37,729  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 216
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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
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
  • Assist emergency room staff in caring for injured or ill patients.
  • Observe patients' conditions and vital signs, and report changes to professional staff.
  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure vital signs, if possible.
  • Bathe, shave, or drape patients to prepare them for treatment or examination.
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Experience Affects Emergency Department Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$28,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Emergency Department Technician Salaries

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 4%
National Average
$28,000
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 29 votes.
Gender
Female
62%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 29%
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