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Salary and Benefits

EMT-B
$35K-$43K / yr. (est.)
$36K
$39,489 / year
$43K
Average base salary
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About EMT-B

What does an EMT-B do?

Insights

How Many Years of Experience Do Professionals Need Before Becoming EMT-B?
On average, people work 3-5 years in other positions prior to becoming a EMT-B.
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EMT-BNew York City, NY - 11 months ago
I've been an EMT-B for 4 years, and I didn't work in other positions before. 🤷 I guess my experience is different.
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EMT-BSan Francisco, CA - 11 months ago
🙄 Come on, New York City! It's just an average statistic. It doesn't mean everyone must have other work experience before becoming an EMT-B!
How Long Do EMT-B Employees Typically Stay in Their Roles?
On average, EMT-Bs works in this position for 3-5 years across multiple employers.
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ParamedicHouston, TX - 11 months ago
🔥 Let's not ignore the fact that EMT-Bs are the backbone of our emergency response system, yet they are underpaid and undervalued.
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Emergency Room PhysicianMiami, FL - 11 months ago
I've worked with many skilled EMT-Bs, but the lack of job stability and opportunities can make it challenging for them to advance and specialize.
What Is the Job Hopper Score for EMT-B Employees?
Frequent job changes in EMT-B, indicating a willingness to change companies and roles more frequently.
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FirefighterHouston, TX - 11 months ago
I respect the hustle, but changing too often in a demanding job like firefighting leads to skill gaps and lower efficiency. 🔥
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Student Medical AestheticianMiami, FL - 11 months ago
i think this might be due to the difficult working conditions and burnout rate in the field.🌡

Career path

Path to job

Discover a EMT-B's areas of knowledge sorted by their majors.
Explore the list of higher education institutions that a EMT-B typically studied at.
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Monroe Community College

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Demographics

What Is the Age and Gender Ratio of EMT-B Employees?
Gender ratio in EMT-B position: 0.622606981981982 Male and 0.377393018018018 Female. Age ratio in EMT-B position: 16-20: 39%, 21-30: 50%, 31-40: 7%, 41-50: 3%, 51-60: 1%, 60+: 0%. EMT-B position is predominantly male (62.3%) with the largest age group being 21-30 years old, followed by 16-20 years old.
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EMT-BPhoenix, AZ - 11 months ago
maybe older people can't handle the physical demands of this job? 🤔
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EMT-BDallas, TX - 11 months ago
we should focus on recruiting more women and older individuals into this field! 👍

Workplaces

Who Are the Top Employers for EMT-B?
Top employers of EMT-B position: American Medical Response, Cataldo Ambulance, Fallon Ambulance. People who work in EMT-B position most typically go on to work for the American Medical Response.
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EMT-BSeattle, WA - 11 months ago
Cataldo Ambulance actually treats their EMT-Bs pretty well. I'm happy working for them!
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EMT-BBoston, MA - 11 months ago
Why isn't our local EMS listed here? They provide excellent training and job opportunities for EMT-Bs!
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Cataldo Ambulance
Fallon Ambulance
What Industries Does EMT-B Typically Have Experience In?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of EMT-B: Health Care, Public Administration, Education, Religious / Grantmaking / Civic, Arts / Entertainment / Recreation. EMT-B employees most likely come from a Health Care industry background.
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EMT-BNew York City, NY - 11 months ago
Forget about it! Being an EMT-B in the Big Apple means being ready for anything, anytime. It's a madhouse out here! 🍎
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EMT-BHouston, TX - 11 months ago
Y'all don't even know! As an EMT-B in Houston, the heat is sweltering and the emergencies are non-stop. Can't catch a break! 🌵

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Discussion about EMT-B

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How balanced is the gender diversity among people working as an EMT-B?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Mostly men choose this job, but women also choose this.
What is the typical age to work as an EMT-B?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
The typical age is 24 for an EMT-B.
Is an EMT-B considered to be a senior profession?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
You need 4 years of experience to work as an EMT-B.
Which industries does a EMT-B typically work in?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Health Care is the most probable for an EMT-B to work in.
Is it encouraged to have a degree as an EMT-B?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
As an EMT-B you’ll probably need No higher education
Which company is likely to have openings for EMT-B positions?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
If you are an EMT-B you should definitely apply for American Medical Response, Cataldo Ambulance, Fallon Ambulance, Rural/Metro and Superior Ambulance
How many years of experience as an EMT-B is needed in average to switch to another position?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
On average people change after 4 years.
How likely is it for people working as an EMT-B to switch companies still working as an EMT-B?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Getting experience working for multiple companies is typical for an EMT-B.
What occupations do people usually work in before becoming an EMT-B?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Firefighter, EMT or Research Assistant are the typical prior positions for an EMT-B
What typical professions people working as an EMT-B switch to?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Working as EMT-B consider EMT, Paramedic or Firefighter as a next step in your career.
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