The average wage for an Entry-Level Emergency Room (ER) Technician is $12.97 per hour.

$19,750 - $48,649
(Median)
$20K
$30K
$49K
MEDIAN: $29,614
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$9.87 - $17.68
(Median)
$9
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$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,750 - $48,649  
   
Bonus
$500  
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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$20,622 - $38,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $17.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$11.55  
Overtime
$2.44 - $25.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$500  
   
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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$20,622 - $38,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 699

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $27,419

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Emergency Room (ER) Technician Advice

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Emergency Room (ER) Technician in Chicago:
"ER Tech / Specialty Care Tech."
Well it can be really slow or so crazy busy you want to just leave the madness, overall good staff to work with, they help each other here. Techs are used in a BLS capacity (sorry ALS providers), also get ready to sit on psychs.

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Skills That Affect Emergency Room (ER) Technician Salaries

Ekg
up arrow 6%

Wound Care
up arrow 5%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 3%

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
up arrow 2%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$27,000

Phlebotomy
up arrow 1%

CNA
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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