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Best states for an Emergency Medical Technician

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It seems like Emergency Medical Technicians are becoming more and more common across America. But working conditions for Emergency Medical Technicians aren’t the same everywhere in the U.S.

Although there are abundant Emergency Medical Technician jobs in America, a large number of them are in the Midwest.

Alaska is the best state in the country for Emergency Medical Technician jobs, and District of Columbia has the second-highest median salary in the country.

The median salary for Emergency Medical Technicians in Alaska is $49,986.

Compare that to the median salary in Montana of $30,872, which ranked worst for Emergency Medical Technicians, and you can see how your location is important for your career.

We found that the Midwest is best for Emergency Medical Technicians, and the West is the worst.

Cleveland is the best city in the country for Emergency Medical Technician jobs, where as Alaska is the best state in the country.

The 10 Best States in America For Emergency Medical Technicians in 2019

  1. Alaska
  2. Hawaii
  3. Minnesota
  4. Connecticut
  5. Washington
  6. Oregon
  7. District of Columbia
  8. Iowa
  9. Maryland
  10. Tennessee
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  • (404 jobs)
  • (158 jobs)
  • (235 jobs)
  • (162 jobs)
  • (40 jobs)
  • (268 jobs)
  • (265 jobs)
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After looking at the our most recent data, we found that Alaska is the best state for Emergency Medical Technicians.

Below is the list of best cities for Emergency Medical Technician jobs ranked from 1 to 50.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Emergency Medical Technicians in 2019

1. Alaska

Total Emergency Medical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
34 $49,987 $22,000 $109,000 1.4
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Emergency Medical Technician Jobs in Alaska

2. Hawaii

Total Emergency Medical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
40 $58,679 $26,000 $128,000 1.11
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Emergency Medical Technician Jobs in Hawaii

3. Minnesota

Total Emergency Medical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
404 $42,024 $19,000 $92,000 1.34
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Emergency Medical Technician Jobs in Minnesota

4. Connecticut

Total Emergency Medical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
158 $49,269 $22,000 $108,000 0.94
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Emergency Medical Technician Jobs in Connecticut

5. Washington

Total Emergency Medical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
235 $78,494 $35,000 $172,000 0.61
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Emergency Medical Technician Jobs in Washington

6. Oregon

Total Emergency Medical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
162 $44,505 $20,000 $98,000 0.95
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Emergency Medical Technician Jobs in Oregon

7. District of Columbia

Total Emergency Medical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
40 $61,569 $28,000 $135,000 0.38
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Emergency Medical Technician Jobs in District of Columbia

8. Iowa

Total Emergency Medical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
268 $37,176 $16,000 $81,000 1.58
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Emergency Medical Technician Jobs in Iowa

9. Maryland

Total Emergency Medical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
265 $47,894 $21,000 $105,000 0.85
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Emergency Medical Technician Jobs in Maryland

10. Tennessee

Total Emergency Medical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
302 $36,499 $16,000 $80,000 1.26
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Emergency Medical Technician Jobs in Tennessee

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE an Emergency Medical Technician

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for an Emergency Medical Technician

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