Emergency Room (ER) Technician Salary

An Emergency Room (ER) Technician earns an average wage of $13.89 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are CPR and Critical Care. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$20,395 - $48,658
$20K
$32K
$49K
MEDIAN: $32,317
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$10.55 - $19.14
$11
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.95
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$0$48K
Salary $20,395 - $48,658
Bonus $5.21 - $2,799
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).
)
$22,243 - $41,428
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 69
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.55 - $19.14
Hourly Tips $11.55
Overtime $6.06 - $27.37
Annual Data $0$41K
Bonus $5.21 - $2,799
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).
)
$22,243 - $41,428
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 991

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

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.

Read More...

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.

Common Career Paths for Emergency Room (ER) Technician


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Emergency Room (ER) Technician Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Emergency Room (ER) Technician

Popular Skills for Emergency Room (ER) Technician

Pay by Experience Level for Emergency Room (ER) Technician

Pay by Experience for an Emergency Room (ER) Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Emergency Room (ER) Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 736 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Emergency Room (ER) 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 312 salaries. An experienced Emergency Room (ER) Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 180 salaries. An Emergency Room (ER) Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 63 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,914

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Emergency Room (ER) Technician Reviews

Q: 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.

Emergency Room (ER) Technician in Oak Lawn:
"Stimulating."
Pros: Exercising patient care and learning in the job.
Cons: Inability to continue patient care one gone from er.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Emergency Room (ER) Technician

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 116 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Emergency Room (ER) Technician Salaries

▲21%

▲12%

▲5%

National Average
$30,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Emergency Room (ER) Technician Salaries

CPR
▲38%

Critical Care
▲32%

▲5%



Ekg
▲1%

Orthopedics
▲1%


Phlebotomy
▼0%

National Average
$30,000

EMT
▼6%

CNA
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 24%
ADVERTISEMENT