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Emergency Medical Service Worker Salary

How much does a Emergency Medical Service Worker make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Emergency Medical Service Worker

$39,206 (USD)/yr

$19 (USD)/hr

$498 (USD)/yr

$38,777 (USD)/yr

$19 (USD)/hr

$498 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Cares for and transports sick or injured patients to medical facility, working as member of emergency medical team. Responds to instructions from emergency medical dispatcher, and drives specially equipped emergency vehicle to specified location. Monitors communication equipment to maintain contact with dispatcher. Removes or assists in removal of victims from scene of accident or catastrophe. Determines nature and extent of illness or injury, or magnitude of catastrophe, to establish first aid procedures to be followed or need for additional assistance, basing decisions on statements of people involved, examination of victim or victims, and knowledge of emergency medical practice. Administers prescribed first-aid treatment at site of emergency, or in specially equipped vehicle, performing such activities as application of splints, administration of oxygen or intravenous injections, treatment of minor wounds or abrasions, or administration of artificial resuscitation. This position requires certification as an EMT.
The average emergency medical service worker salary in United States is $39,206 or an equivalent hourly rate of $19. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $498. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$29,515 (USD)

$47,264 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$45,451 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Emergency Medical Service Worker will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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