What Is the Typical Salary of an EMT Technician?

What Is the Typical Salary of an EMT Technician?

What Is the Typical Salary of an EMT Technician?

As of May 2014, the average salary for an emergency medical technician nationwide was $35,110 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The lowest 10 percent of EMTs earned a yearly salary of less than $20,690 and the top 10 percent earned more than $54,690 per year.

As of May 2014, the top paying states for EMTs are Washington, paying $57,850 per year; Hawaii, paying $48,970; Illinois, paying $47,580; and Alaska, paying $46,430. The District of Columbia paid EMTs an average yearly salary of $56,390. The top paying metropolitan areas included the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington Metropolitan Division, paying an average of $63,890, and the Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, Illinois Metropolitan Division, paying EMTs $58,610 per year.