EMT Salary in the United States

How much does an EMT make in the United States? The average EMT salary in the United States is $36,200 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $32,670 and $40,540. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

The EMT utilizes necessary medical equipment to treat the patient and ascertains the extent of their injuries or illness. Responds to an emergency call, assesses the situation, obtains a basic medical history and physical examination of the patient, and provides emergency care at the scene and during transit to the hospital. Being an EMT requires a high school diploma, registration with the EMT National Registry, licensure by state EMS Authority. Communicates with the medical care facility receiving the patient about the patient's condition, status, and arrival time. In addition, EMT typically reports to a manager. EMT's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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