Entry-Level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic earns an average wage of $10.84 per hour.
Entry-Level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic Total Pay (?
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$19,390 - $39,933
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28,454
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Entry-Level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic Total Pay (?
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$8.72 - $14.85
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,390 - $39,933  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,012  
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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$18,788 - $35,828  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,804
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.72 - $14.85  
   
Overtime
$11.87 - $21.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,012  
   
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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$18,788 - $35,828  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,804
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Pay Difference By Location

Philadelphia
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Dallas
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Tampa
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Houston
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Atlanta
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San Diego
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Boston
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Los Angeles
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Detroit
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National Average
$25,000
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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic in Portland:
To Treat the Patient by the way they appear, and to there signs and symptoms that they acknowledge or show and not what the monitor always says. Treat the Patient as though it was one of your own family members, friends, or how you would want to be treated in there situation. WHEN IN DOUBT ASK FOR HELP!

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic Salaries

Emergency/Trauma
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Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
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National Average
$25,000

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Gender

Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 38%
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