The average rate for an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate is $11.98 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate Total Pay (?
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$23,861 - $44,934
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MEDIAN: $33,193
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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate Total Pay (?
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$9.14 - $15.39
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,861 - $44,934  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,024  
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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$20,370 - $39,104  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 438
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.14 - $15.39  
   
Overtime
$11.07 - $23.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,024  
   
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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$20,370 - $39,104  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 438
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%
Experienced
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$29,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 28%
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