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Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Care for sick and injured people in emergency situations.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$19.11 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  13.5%    Read more about outlook


Vocational training is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Administer intravenous medications.
  • Administer non-intravenous medications.
  • Implement advanced life support techniques.
  • Position patients for treatment or examination.
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Job Title Examples:

Firefighter/EMT (Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician)
First Responder

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