Emergency Room Technician Salary
An emergency room technician is a person who plays a main role while managing a patient. He helps the doctors and nurses in taking care of the patient. It is his duty to take blood samples, conduct lab tests, and helps with the admitting and treatment of the patient.
The average Emergency room Technician Salary 2011 ranges from $23,236 to $ 32802. The technicians who are experienced, get paid more than those who have less job experience.
Following are details of maximum and minimum amount of hourly and yearly salary earned by emergency room Technicians.
- Minimum Salary Hourly and yearly:
The minimum salary paid to a technician is $10.55/hour while minimum salary for Technicians with one to four years of work experience is $24,566/year. Those with five to nine years of experience get $29,652/year.
- Maximum Salary Hourly and yearly:
The maximum salary paid to a technician is $14.89/hour. Those with one to four years of work experience get to paid up to $27,932/year whereas; those with five to nine years of work experience get paid upto $39,008/year.
Required tenure to reach maximum salary – High school diploma is a must for those who intend to apply for the position of ER technician. One should be ready to take the ntrance exam for an entry level job along with a job interview. The tech should atleast obtain 9 months of formal training before applying for a job. Training, education and experience will help the tech in reaching the maximum salary level in shortest period of time.
Job conducted by a Emergency room Technician:
The ER technician works in the emergency room of hospitals under the direction of nurses and physicians. He helps doctors and nurses in the management and treatment of the patient.
It is his duty to take blood sample, to give oxygen, to monitor vital signs, to monitor ECG, insert catheters and Nasogastric tubes, to give intravenous fluids, to pass IV lines, to conduct basic medical tests.