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Emergency Room (ER) Technician Salary

An Emergency Room (ER) Technician earns an average wage of $13.09 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$20,240 - $46,874
(Median)
$20K
$32K
$47K
MEDIAN: $31,542
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90%

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$9.87 - $17.67
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$20,240 - $46,874  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $596  
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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$20,639 - $38,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $17.67  
   
Overtime
$10.43 - $26.13  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $596  
   
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).
)
$20,639 - $38,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,221

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Job Description for Emergency Room (ER) Technician

An ER technician works in the emergency room to support emergency room staff in providing care to injured or ill patients. An ER technician must have at least a high school diploma as well as further specialized training. The position requires some certification, usually at least an EMT certificate. An ER technician may be enrolled in a nursing program. Many employers also require at least a year of prior nursing experience. Technological ability is also necessary, since the job usually requires the use of various computer systems to record and process patient information.

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Emergency Room (ER) Technician Tasks

  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
  • Assist emergency room staff in caring for injured or ill patients.
  • Observe patients' conditions and vital signs, and report changes to professional staff.
  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure vital signs, if possible.
  • Bathe, shave, or drape patients to prepare them for treatment or examination.

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Pay by Experience Level for Emergency Room (ER) Technician

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

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Experience Affects Emergency Room (ER) Technician Salaries




National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Emergency Room (ER) Technician Salaries



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National Average
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 24%