Emergency Medical Technicians

SOC Code: 29-2041

Entry Salary
$20,000/yr. (Office of EMS )
$8.54/hr. (OES Survey)
Average Salary
$28,000/yr. (Office of EMS )
$14.46/hr. (OES Survey)

Job Description
Emergency Medical Technicians give immediate care to critically ill or injured persons and may transport them to hospitals. They determine the nature and extent of illness or injury and provide emergency medical care. There are three EMT levels: Certified EMT basic; EMT intermediate; and EMT paramedic.

1.  Complete 156 hours of course work - minimum for EMT Basic.
2.  Pass written and practical examinations.

Convicted of a felony or crime against a person.

School Located in Wyoming

Courses are normally taught in communities. Contact the Office of Emergency Medical Services for specific information.

Emergency Medical Technicians must be certified at the state level by the Office of Emergency Medical Services. 

Examinations are administered upon completion of course work.
Classes $ 75.00 - $100.00

Licensing Agency
Jim Mayberry, Program Manager Emergency Medical Services Programs
Office of Emergency Medical Services
2300 Capitol Avenue, Hathaway Building
Cheyenne, Wyoming  82002
Phone: (307) 777-7955

Licensing Authority
W.S. 33-36-101-113.

Additional Sources of Information
National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians
Box 1400
Clinton, Mississippi 39060-1400

National Association of State EMS Directors
111 Park Washington Ct.
Falls Church, Virginia 22046-4527

The National Registry of EMTs
P.O. Box 29233
6610 Busch Boulevard
Columbus, Ohio  43229

Occupational Outlook Handbook:
"Emergency Medical Technicians"

Wages Last Updated June 2008

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