EMT Salary in Idaho
When any student decides to step into any career, he/she tries to find out every minute detail of that career, which includes program, scope of practice, etc. One of the most important aspects that candidates consider too much is the salary. The initial EMT salary in Idaho is less, but after working for a while, these professionals can earn income more than the national average.
Criticalities of the emergencies, type or nature of skills, geographical locations, etc., are some of the major criteria on the basis of which, the EMTs are salaried. They are also remunerated on monthly, weekly or hourly basis.
How Much Does An EMT Make Every Year?
In Idaho, EMT salary is somewhat similar to other states. The salaries of Emergency Medical Technicians are calculated by several agencies and bureaus. The information collected by one of the bureaus, named the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in May 2012, is as follows:
- Average Annual Salary: $30,830
- Average Hourly Salary: $14.82
According to indeed.com, the average salary received by the EMTs in Idaho is $24,000.
The BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) also presents the Emergency Medical Technicians’ salaries at different percentile scales. Here is the table revealing salary at different percentile scales in the state of Idaho:
Average Hourly Salary
Average Annual Salary
|10th Percentile Wage|
|25th Percentile Wage|
|50th Percentile Wage|
|75th Percentile Wage|
|90th Percentile Wage|
Salary as per Geographical Location
In the state of Idaho, EMTs have to provide emergency services even in mountainous regions. The professionals, who provide services in remote areas, get a higher salary in comparison to their counterparts. The EMT salary structure has huge variations in different cities of Idaho. Unfortunately, in some cities, it is below the national average. To know it in detail, look at the table provided below:
Median Annual Salary
Median Monthly Salary
Median Hourly Salary
|Coeur D Alene|
The table clearly shows that the annual median salary of an EMT ranges minimum from $25,255 to maximum $31,065. The median monthly salary lies between $2,105 and $2,589. The median hourly salary varies from $12 to $15. The highest paying city in Idaho is Coeur D Alene, and the lowest paying city is Pocatello.
Salary of the Similar Job Titles
EMTs have the opportunities to work not only as an EMT, but they can also take up other jobs, which are similar to EMT. The salaries offered to the professionals of related job titles are as follows:
- EMT Paramedic: $29,000
- Commercial Electrician Helper: $17,000
- Security EMT Officer: $19,000
- Commercial Electrician Mechanic: $22,000
- Fire-fighter EMT: $30,000
- Emergency Department Technician: $23,000
- Corrections Sergeant Master: $29,000
- Cardiovascular Specialist: $46,000
- Commercial Electrician Journeyman: $25,000
Apart from salary or monetary compensation, the employees can also enjoy some non-monetary benefits. These include:
- Dental, health, and vision insurance coverage of the EMTs and their family members.
- 21 days sick leaves (per year)
- 21 days paid vacation (per year)
- Life Insurance
- Sometimes, the employers take the responsibility to make payments for the program, as well as continuing education of the EMTs.
- Benefits of deferred compensation program, like employee stock option.
- Good overtime
- Promotional opportunities
There are bright chances of growth in the employment of EMTs between 2015 and 2020 by 33% as per the anticipations of the BLS. There are several jobs openings for Emergency Medical Technicians in various facilities, like hospitals, doctor’s clinic, ambulances, etc., and these openings are likely to increase in the coming future.