EMT Certification

We asked 3,248 job seekers about their EMT Certification. This is what they told us:

  • 51% of job seekers said "help my career progression" was the biggest reason for earning their EMT Certification
  • 54% said earning their EMT Certification helped them make more money
  • 69% said earning their EMT Certification helped them get a job
  • 94% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their EMT Certification

What are people saying about getting a EMT Certification?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 3,242 responses

54% said earning their EMT Certification helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 3,242 responses

69% said earning their EMT Certification helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 3,241 responses

94% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their EMT Certification

Why did you decide to earn your EMT Certification?

Based on 3,248 responses

Required for my current job
27%
Make more money
13%
Changing careers
26%
Get an edge over other candidates
11%
Help my career progression
51%
Other
25%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 2,471 responses

Emergency Medical Technician View jobs
33%
Emt-basic View jobs
28%
Paramedic View jobs
6%
Combat Medic View jobs
4%
Firefighter/Emt View jobs
3%

What do people wish they knew before earning their EMT Certification?

2,316 people answered

“Fire Department n jobs pay for the course fees.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“Everything was pretty clear. Lots of hard work.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“How bad situations can turn in a heartbeat.”

Aug. 16, 2019

“Kansas laws are so much different then Chicago iL”

Aug. 16, 2019

“How exciting this career field is. I love helping people.”

Aug. 16, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their EMT Certification?

2,525 people answered

“Cheaper when you get it from the U.S. Army.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“It's a lot of hard work and can be stressful.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“It’s really good information to know in general.”

Aug. 16, 2019

“Make sure the laws are the same before you sign up or make sure you don’t need more classes there for more time!”

Aug. 16, 2019

“Study hard. In the end it will be worth it.”

Aug. 16, 2019
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