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Benefits Of Being An Emergency Medical Technician

benefits of being emt

When you decide to become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), you are signing up to help those in medical need. In order to become an EMT, you must go through schooling and obtain the proper certifications. Once that is completed, you will be on the road giving medical attention to those who need it most.

EMT Job Growth

Because the medical field is constantly booming and growing, you likely will not have a hard time finding work as an EMT. Aside from the ease of finding employment, you will also receive a salary. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average pay of an EMT is $31,020 per year, which equates to $14.91 per hour.

The growth of this area is 23%, which is much higher than the average. Because of this, you can expect to have a long career waiting for you after receiving your license.

Becoming An EMT

Once you have decided to become an EMT, you will want to find a school that offers the necessary programs and courses such as Health Career Institute. There you will receive the education you require to obtain your desired occupation.

There are two diploma programs offered for this field where you can train to become an Emergency Medical Technician – Basic or an Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic.

After you become licensed and certified, you can begin your search for jobs. Health Career Institute offers services to help you on your journey to job placement.

Once you begin your career, there will always be room for advancement. While you may have the same training  as those in higher rankings, time will allow you to move up the ladder and enable you to be well on your way to long and happy career.

Begin your journey at HCI today!