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How much does a EMT-Basic make?

Updated Oct 14, 2021

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$32,270 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,126 salaries

$25K

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$32K

Average

$42K

High

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The national average salary for EMT-Basic is $32,270 per year in United States. Filter by location to see EMT-Basic salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1126 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by EMT-Basic employees.

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American Medical Response
3.1

American Medical Response

EMT-Basic - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $8 - $26
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$8

$26

$8 - $26 Range

American Medical Response
3.1

American Medical Response

EMT-Basic - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $11 - $24

$11

$24

$11 - $24 Range

Acadian Ambulance Service
3.5

Acadian Ambulance Service

EMT-Basic - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $20

$12

$20

$12 - $20 Range

Ambulnz
4.4

Ambulnz

EMT-Basic - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $23

$14

$23

$14 - $23 Range

Care Ambulance Service
3.2

Care Ambulance Service

EMT-Basic - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

Superior Ambulance
3.2

Superior Ambulance

EMT-Basic - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

Royal Ambulance
4.6

Royal Ambulance

EMT-Basic - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $19

$15

$19

$15 - $19 Range

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Falck
2.8

Falck

EMT-Basic - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $28

$14

$28

$14 - $28 Range

Rural Metro Fire
2.5

Rural Metro Fire

EMT-Basic - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $16

$11

$16

$11 - $16 Range

SeniorCare EMS
3.6

SeniorCare EMS

EMT-Basic - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $24

$12

$24

$12 - $24 Range

Allegiance Mobile Health
2.9

Allegiance Mobile Health

EMT-Basic - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $30

$10

$30

$10 - $30 Range

Brewster Ambulance
3

Brewster Ambulance

EMT-Basic - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $23

$15

$23

$15 - $23 Range

CareFlite
2.8

CareFlite

EMT-Basic - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $25

$14

$25

$14 - $25 Range

Kurtz EMS

EMT-Basic - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $10 - $14

$10

$14

$10 - $14 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

EMT-Basic

$34,390

 /yr
Range: $23K - $60K

$23K

$60K

$22,748 - $60,168 Range

FDNY
3.7

FDNY

EMT-Basic

$37,679

 /yr
Range: $33K - $56K

$33K

$56K

$33,152 - $56,352 Range

Cataldo Ambulance Service, Inc.
2.8

Cataldo Ambulance Service, Inc.

EMT-Basic - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $18

$15

$18

$15 - $18 Range

Elite Ambulance
2.8

Elite Ambulance

EMT-Basic - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

LifeLine Ambulance (CA)
2.5

LifeLine Ambulance (CA)

EMT-Basic - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $17

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

SeniorCare EMS
3.6

SeniorCare EMS

EMT-Basic - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $21

$13

$21

$13 - $21 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an EMT-Basic salaries

The national average salary for an EMT-Basic is $32,270 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an EMT-Basic salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1126 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an EMT-Basic employees.

The highest salary for an EMT-Basic in United States is $41,621 per year.

The lowest salary for an EMT-Basic in United States is $25,020 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming an EMT-Basic or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of an EMT-Basic.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent emt basic salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$17
hourly
An ER Tech in the Hartford, CT Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Hartford, CT Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$15
hourly
An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
An EMT-B in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
An Emergency Medical Technician in the Columbia, SC Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Columbia, SC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$12
hourly
An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in the Colorado Springs, CO Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Colorado Springs, CO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
An ER Technician in the Hartford, CT Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Hartford, CT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
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