How much does a EMT make?

Updated Dec 7, 2021

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Experience

$32,486 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,004 salaries

$24K

Low

$32K

Average

$43K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a EMT make? The national average salary for a EMT is $32,486 in United States. Filter by location to see EMT salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,004 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by EMT employees.

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$34,483

per year

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$36,605

per year

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American Medical Response
3.1

American Medical Response

EMT - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $9 - $42
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$9

$42

$9 - $42 Range

AlliedBarton
2.9

AlliedBarton

EMT

$49,675

 /yr
Range: $47K - $59K

$47K

$59K

$46,660 - $58,851 Range

United States Federal Government
4.1

United States Federal Government

EMT

$56,703

 /yr
Range: $53K - $66K

$53K

$66K

$53,330 - $66,168 Range

Securitas
3.1

Securitas

EMT

$44,280

 /yr
Range: $40K - $51K

$40K

$51K

$40,431 - $50,531 Range

American Medical Response
3.1

American Medical Response

EMT - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $22

$11

$22

$11 - $22 Range

Care Ambulance Service
3.2

Care Ambulance Service

EMT - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $16

$11

$16

$11 - $16 Range

Securitas Security Services USA
2.8

Securitas Security Services USA

EMT

$46,586

 /yr
Range: $43K - $53K

$43K

$53K

$42,968 - $53,487 Range

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Ambulnz
4.3

Ambulnz

EMT - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $17

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

Astreya Partners
3.6

Astreya Partners

EMT - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $21

$15

$21

$15 - $21 Range

Falck
3

Falck

EMT - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $19

$13

$19

$13 - $19 Range

Royal Ambulance
4.6

Royal Ambulance

EMT - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $19

$13

$19

$13 - $19 Range

FDNY
3.8

FDNY

EMT

$38,299

 /yr
Range: $35K - $63K

$35K

$63K

$34,929 - $63,494 Range

Rural Metro Fire
2.6

Rural Metro Fire

EMT - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $24

$10

$24

$10 - $24 Range

Acadian Ambulance Service
3.6

Acadian Ambulance Service

EMT - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $17

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

American Ambulance
2.9

American Ambulance

EMT - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $10 - $19

$10

$19

$10 - $19 Range

Empress EMS
3

Empress EMS

EMT - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $16

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

FIRSTMED Ambulance Services
3.8

FIRSTMED Ambulance Services

EMT - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $16

$12

$16

$12 - $16 Range

McCormick Ambulance
3.7

McCormick Ambulance

EMT - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $18

$9

$18

$9 - $18 Range

SeniorCare EMS
3.7

SeniorCare EMS

EMT - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $18

$13

$18

$13 - $18 Range

Cataldo Ambulance Service, Inc.
2.8

Cataldo Ambulance Service, Inc.

EMT - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $15 - $20

$15

$20

$15 - $20 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an EMT salaries

The national average salary for an EMT is $32,486 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an EMT salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1004 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an EMT employees.

The highest salary for an EMT in United States is $43,321 per year.

The lowest salary for an EMT in United States is $24,361 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

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

$10,818
per year
An EMT-B in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $10,818 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
$18
hourly
An EMT-Basic in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Per Diem
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
An EMT-B in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
An EMT-B in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
An EMT-B in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$19
hourly
An EMT-B in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
 
Full-time
Company - Private
$17
hourly
An Emergency Medical Technician in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
San Francisco, CA Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
An EMT-B in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
An EMT - ER Technician in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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