Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic with Emergency/Trauma Skills Salary

The average wage for an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic with Emergency/Trauma skills is $11.72 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$19,760 - $44,213
(Median)
$20K
$29K
$44K
MEDIAN: $29,360
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$9.12 - $15.60
(Median)
$9
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $11.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$19,760 - $44,213  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $587  
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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$20,007 - $39,133  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.12 - $15.60  
   
Overtime
$12.47 - $23.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $587  
   
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).
)
$20,007 - $39,133  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 496
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Experience Affects Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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