Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate Salary

Pay for Intermediate Emergency Medical Technicians in the United States sits in the ballpark of $13.65 per hour. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most Intermediate Emergency Medical Technicians survey respondents are men (77 percent). Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and close to a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$24,179 - $45,400
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$34K
$45K
MEDIAN: $33,900
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$9.98 - $18.53
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MEDIAN: $13.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,179 - $45,400  
   
Bonus
$525  
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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$22,615 - $42,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.98 - $18.53  
   
Overtime
$13.90 - $29.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$525  
   
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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$22,615 - $42,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 169

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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

  • 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.
  • Maintain vehicles and medical and communication equipment, and replenish first-aid equipment and supplies.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate


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Intermediate Emergency Medical Technicians who transition into a Physician Assistant role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $84K per year. Becoming a Paramedic is, more often than not, the most common role that Intermediate Emergency Medical Technicians move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. The average salary for the position is $39K. Another frequent advance is for Intermediate Emergency Medical Technicians to assume a Paramedic role; in this role, workers often earn $30K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate

Pay by Experience for an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate has a negative trend. An entry-level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 110 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 50 salaries. An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 18 salaries.

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Key Stats for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate Salaries

Mid-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

▼2%

Late-Career
▼2%

Skills That Affect Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate Salaries

National Average
$31,000


Emergency/Trauma
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 26%