Emergency Medical Technician
Do you have a desire to help others?
Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) respond to emergency calls and perform medical services while transporting patients to medical facilities.
If you are looking to be challenged in a job that is described as one where you should have a strong stomach, then becoming an EMT may be the career path for you. Other traits include having good assessment skills, being a team player, having strength and competency as well as the ability to adapt.
Career Pathways: Advanced EMTs, Ambulance driver-paramedics, Emergency Medical Responders, Emergency Medical Technicians, Paramedics, Flight Paramedics.
Job Outlook: Employment is projected to grow 6% from 2019 to 2029, which is faster than the average of other occupations.
Typical Pay: The median annual wage for EMTs was $35,400 in May 2019.