Emergency Medical Technician

Emergency medical technicians assess injuries and illnesses and administer basic emergency medical care. They may also transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.

Emergency medical technicians work at hospitals, fire departments, police departments and private ambulance services. They are required to complete vocational training and obtain a certification.

Pay & Position Type

  • Entry-Level
  • The median annual wage for emergency medical technicians in the District of Columbia is $46,820 .
  • The median hourly wage in the District of Columbia is $22.51.

Job Outlook

The projected growth for the dental assistant position is 11% between 2020 and 2030. There will be about 50 new job openings annually between 2020 and 2030.

I’ve always like excitement and action – from movies and concerts to sports and rollercoasters. Being an EMT is exciting, exhilarating and uniquely fulfilling. Being a first responder isn’t easy and it’s full of life-altering responsibilities, but there is no better feel than the satisfaction of public service and saving a life.