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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic Salary with Emergency/Trauma skills (United States)

The average rate for an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic with Emergency/Trauma skills is $11.39 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic with Emergency/Trauma skills Salary (?
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$19,508 - $48,882
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28,557
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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic with Emergency/Trauma skills Salary (?
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$8.92 - $15.83
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,508 - $48,882  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $500  
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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$19,315 - $38,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.92 - $15.83  
   
Overtime
$12.69 - $23.44  
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$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $500  
   
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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$19,315 - $38,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 255
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Pay by Experience Level for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic with Emergency/Trauma skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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Los Angeles
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$27,000
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Experience Affects Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic with Emergency/Trauma skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%
Late-Career
up arrow 15%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
31%
female alumni
 
Male
69%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 34%