Emergency Room (ER) Technician Salary

An Emergency Room (ER) Technician earns an average wage of $13.16 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$20,405 - $44,706
(Median)
$20K
$31K
$45K
MEDIAN: $31,424
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$9.86 - $17.83
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$20,405 - $44,706  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $515  
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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$20,641 - $39,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 94
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $17.83  
   
Overtime
$7.44 - $26.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $515  
   
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).
)
$20,641 - $39,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,259
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Job Description for Emergency Room (ER) Technician

An emergency room (ER) technician works alongside emergency room doctors and registered nurses as a first-line caregiver in a modern hospital setting. This technician essentially performs the more routine processes that make up patient care in this setting. The tech also helps to relay care information and observations back to doctors and nurses.

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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

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What is it like working as an Emergency Room (ER) Technician?

Emergency Room (ER) Technician in Tyler:
"All skills."
Pros: Staying busy, knowing that if anyone needs help I'm one of the first people they'll come to.
Cons: I feel like I should be getting paid more.

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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
$28,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 25%
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