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

An Entry-Level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic earns an average wage of $11.76 per hour.

$19,588 - $45,813
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$30K
$46K
MEDIAN: $29,813
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$9.50 - $15.17
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MEDIAN: $11.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,588 - $45,813  
   
Bonus
$50.34 - $1,987  
Profit Sharing
$54.50  
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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$20,316 - $36,934  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.50 - $15.17  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.81  
Overtime
$12.69 - $21.84  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$50.34 - $1,987  
   
Profit Sharing
$54.50  
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).
)
$20,316 - $36,934  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,303

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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic Advice

Q: 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!

Key Stats for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
8%
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Skills That Affect Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic Salaries

Critical Care
▲9%



basic life support
▲1%

National Average
$27,000

CPR
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 40%
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