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

An Entry-Level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic earns an average wage of $11.09 per hour.

$19,706 - $39,942
(Median)
$20K
$29K
$40K
MEDIAN: $28,983
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$8.85 - $14.95
(Median)
$8
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,706 - $39,942  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $958  
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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$18,971 - $35,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 304
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.85 - $14.95  
   
Overtime
$12.08 - $20.84  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $958  
   
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).
)
$18,971 - $35,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,504
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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!

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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

CPR
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 168 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 39%
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