Emergency medical technician

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How much does an Emergency Medical Technician make in the United States?

Average base salary
8.5k salaries reported, updated at Jul 07, 2020
per hour
The average salary for a emergency medical technician is $17.17 per hour in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Dental insurance
  • Wellness program
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Most common benefits for Emergency Medical Technicians

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Dental insurance
  • Wellness program
  • Health savings account
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid time off
  • Paid sick time
  • Vision insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • 401(k)
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Salary satisfaction

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33% of Emergency medical technicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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How can I know if I am being paid fairly as an emergency medical technician (EMT)?

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Do you make good money as an emergency medical technician (EMT)?

Emergency medical technician (EMT) salaries vary between states. Some factors that determine how much an EMT makes include the level of experience, education, location and employer.

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What type of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) get paid the most?

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) that make the most money include advanced emergency medical technicians (AEMTs) and paramedics.

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