How much does a EMT make?

Updated Aug 3, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$31,922 /yr
Average Base Pay

983 salaries

$24K

Low

$32K

Average

$43K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for EMT is $31,922 per year in United States. Filter by location to see EMT salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 983 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by EMT employees.

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American EMS
3.5

American EMS

EMT-B - Hourly
About 

$1K -$1K

 hourly
1 salaries
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$1K

$1K

$1,268 - $1,377 Range

Baptist Memorial Health Care
3.4

Baptist Memorial Health Care

EMT-Basic - Hourly
About 

$1K -$1K

 hourly

$1K

$1K

$1,284 - $1,385 Range

Medics At Home
3.3

Medics At Home

EMT - Hourly
About 

$1K -$1K

 hourly

$1K

$1K

$1,158 - $1,254 Range

City of Amarillo, Texas
3

City of Amarillo, Texas

Firefighter/EMT - Monthly
About 

$53K -$57K

$53K

$57K

$53,426 - $56,955 Range

Bell Ambulance
4

Bell Ambulance

EMT-B - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $1K

$13

$1K

$13 - $1,392 Range

4

$143K

$157K

$143,057 - $157,298 Range

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Mayo Clinic
4.2

Mayo Clinic

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Hourly
About 

$64 -$69

 hourly

$64

$69

$64 - $69 Range

City of Richmond California
4

City of Richmond California

Firefighter/EMT
About 

$132K -$145K

$132K

$145K

$132,272 - $145,398 Range

EMT Marketing
3.6

EMT Marketing

EMT-PARAMEDIC - Monthly
About 

$10K -$11K

$10K

$11K

$10,081 - $10,884 Range

City of Redmond, Washington
3.7

City of Redmond, Washington

Firefighter/EMT
About 

$118K -$130K

$118K

$130K

$118,070 - $129,945 Range

American Medical Response
3

American Medical Response

EMT - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $22

$10

$22

$10 - $22 Range

Burbank, CA
3.7

Burbank, CA

Firefighter/EMT
About 

$109K -$117K

$109K

$117K

$108,521 - $117,192 Range

AECOM
3.6

AECOM

Firefighter/EMT
About 

$105K -$114K

$105K

$114K

$105,443 - $114,472 Range

Firefighters First Credit Union
3.1

Firefighters First Credit Union

Firefighter/EMT
About 

$101K -$109K

$101K

$109K

$101,332 - $108,974 Range

Los Angeles County
4

Los Angeles County

Firefighter/EMT
About 

$101K -$107K

$101K

$107K

$100,736 - $107,092 Range

Hamilton

Hamilton

Fire Captain/EMT
About 

$98K -$106K

$98K

$106K

$97,827 - $106,235 Range

4

$100K

$108K

$99,575 - $108,124 Range

5

$96K

$110K

$95,547 - $109,807 Range

IBEW Local 340
5

IBEW Local 340

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Hourly
About 

$46 -$50

 hourly

$46

$50

$46 - $50 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an EMT salaries

The national average salary for an EMT is $31,922 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an EMT salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 983 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an EMT employees.

The highest salary for an EMT in United States is $42,665 per year.

The lowest salary for an EMT in United States is $23,885 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.

$22
hourly
An Emergency Medical Technician in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$17
hourly
An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$10
hourly
An EMT-Basic in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$18
hourly
An EMT-Basic in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
An EMT-B in the Waco, TX Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
Waco, TX Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$14
hourly
An EMT-B in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
San Antonio, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$18
hourly
An EMT-B in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
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