Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate Salary (United States)

An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate earns an average wage of $12.02 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate Total Pay (?
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$24,052 - $49,530
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MEDIAN: $33,435
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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate Total Pay (?
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$9.20 - $15.45
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,052 - $49,530  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
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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$20,539 - $39,803  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 397
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.20 - $15.45  
   
Overtime
$11.46 - $23.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
   
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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$20,539 - $39,803  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 397
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Job Description for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate
Emergency medical technician (EMT) - intermediate - assess the medical needs of injured and/or sick patients and provide upfront, immediate care; as needed, they give priority those who are the most seriously in need of help. Duties performed by the EMT include cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), opening a patient’s airway so they can breathe, and providing ventilation assistance. Other tasks performed by the EMT include treating wounds via bandaging, stabilizing broken bones, controlling bleeding, treating shock, and administering oxygen. The EMT may also assist in childbirth and assist people with mental crises that are in need of immediate medical assistance.
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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate Tasks
  • Coordinate work with other emergency medical team members and police and fire department personnel.
  • Perform emergency diagnostic and treatment procedures, such as stomach suction, airway management or heart monitoring, during ambulance ride.
  • Maintain vehicles and medical and communication equipment, and replenish first-aid equipment and supplies.
  • Assess nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures.
  • Administer complex first-aid treatment and life-support care to sick or injured persons in prehospital setting.

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Experience Affects Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%
Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$28,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 39 votes.
Gender
Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 29%
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