EMT Salary in Montana

EMT salary in Montana varies according to the geographical location, as well as the population of a particular city. If the population of a particular city is higher, then the salary offered to its Emergency Medical Technicians may also be higher. In Montana, the income of these professionals may also depend on the nature of the workstation, i.e. if it is a public or private organization.

The salaries are generally offered on an annual, monthly and hourly basis. Through this article, you can get acquainted with the salaries of EMTS in different cities of Montana and on different percentile brackets.

How Much Does an EMT Make Every Year?

Like other states, the EMT salary in Montana is also calculated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), as well as by other agencies. The BLS has figured out the income of the Emergency Medical Technicians on the basis of the survey carried out in May 2017. The average annual and hourly salary of these professionals amounts to $33,220 and $15.97, respectively.

As per ‘indeed.com’ March 2018 report, EMTs in Montana can make $33,681 per annum.

The salaries according to various percentiles are presented in the below table:

Percentile Bracket

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Salary as per Geographical Location

The salary of an Emergency Medical Technician in Montana may differ in different cities due to certain factors, like the natural environment, population, etc. EMT salaries in most of the cities of Montana are below the national average. The table below shows EMT salaries in different cities as per the survey of April 2018:

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The table above shows that the minimum annual median salary of an Emergency Medical Technician is $28,789 and the maximum is $33,207. The monthly median salary ranges from $2,399 to $2,767, and the hourly median salary lies between $14 and $16. The highest paying city is Billings, and the lowest paying cities are Butte, Bozeman, and Missoula.

Salary of the Similar Job Titles

Apart from working as an EMT, these professionals can also work for other job titles. Have a look at the salary of other jobs similar to that of an EMT:

  • Temperature Control Technician: $61,000
  • Emergency Room Nursing:$60,000
  • Mobile Equipment Operator: $33,000
  • EMT Security Officer: $27,000
  • Technician Bus Gov: $48,000
  • ER Technician: $33,000
  • Hospital Admissions Technician: $35,000
  • Fire Captain: $51,000
  • HVAC Technician: $50,000
  • Hospital Admissions Technician: $35,000
  • Animal Health Technician: $27,000
  • Csp Technician: $39,000
  • HVAC R Service Technician: $41,000
  • Central Processing Technician: $25,000
  • Health Support Technician: $21,000

Other Advantages

Besides getting a handsome salary, an EMT in Montana also gets other perks, like:

  • Not only the medical technicians, but their family is also entitled to receive health, vision, as well as dental insurance.
  • The EMTs will get 21 days casual, as well as 21 days sick leave, every year.
  • EMTs may also get advantages of Life Insurance policy if they are active in providing emergency medical services.
  • Sometimes, the fees for continuing education and program are borne by the employer.
  • Other benefits of the Deferred Compensation Program, like Employee Stock Option, are also provided to the EMTs.

Employment Outlook

EMT jobs are expected to rise in future, most probably between 2010 and 2020. The growth in the demand is attributed to the increasing natural calamities, accidents, etc. These professionals may find employment opportunities in medical clinics, hospitals, and rescue operations.

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