$31,453
Avg. Salary
$14.37
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Emergency Department Technician is $14.37 per hour.

The average pay for an Emergency Department Technician is $31,453 per year.

10%
$11.12
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$14.37
50%
$20.44
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MEDIAN $14.37
10%
$18k
10%
$31k
50%
$71k
90%
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MEDIAN $31,453
$18,121 - $71,490
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$71K
MEDIAN: $31,453
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$11.12 - $20.44
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$0$71K
Salary $18,121 - $71,490
Bonus $100
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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$23,260 - $44,755
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $11.12 - $20.44
Overtime $6.27 - $28.04
Annual Data $0$44K
Bonus $100
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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$23,260 - $44,755
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 400

Job Description

The emergency department technician is responsible for assisting doctors, nurses, and other medical staff with providing medical care to emergency room patients. Depending on their facility, the daily tasks and workload for an emergency department technician may vary. The emergency department technician is often one of the first people that a patient sees when they arrive at the hospital. They are in charge of examining patients after initial check-in and answering any questions and helping patients to feel comfortable as they wait for a doctor.

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Common Career Paths


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Emergency Department Technicians might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Emergency Room Registered Nurse, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $61K per year.

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Popular Skills


Emergency Department Technicians report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Critical Care, splinting, and Emergency Room (ER) are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent, 9 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like CPR, Emergency Medical Services, and EMT. Aptitude in Ekg tends to also indicate an understanding of Phlebotomy.

Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for an Emergency Department Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Emergency Department Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 186 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Emergency Department Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Emergency Department Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 43 salaries. An Emergency Department Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 10 salaries.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Emergency Department Technician?

Emergency Department Technician in Sacramento:
"If you are a minority, Please work anywhere other than Kaiser Morse Ave and Roseville."
Pros: The pay
Cons: The racism

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Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

▲6%

▲3%

National Average
$31,000

▼7%

How Skills Affect Salaries

Critical Care
▲21%

▲8%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲7%


National Average
$31,000

Ekg
▼1%

ecg
▼1%

Orthopedics
▼2%

▼3%

Wound Care
▼5%

EMT
▼6%

CPR
▼10%

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 22%