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Rescue Worker Salary
in New York, United States

$41,820 (USD)

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Last updated: March 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Rescue Worker is $41,820 a year and $20 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Rescue Worker is between $31,483 and $50,415. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Rescue Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Cares for and transports sick or injured patients to medical facility, working as member of emergency medical team.
  • Responds to instructions from emergency medical dispatcher, and drives specially equipped emergency vehicle to specified location.
  • Monitors communication equipment to maintain contact with dispatcher.
  • Removes or assists in removal of victims from scene of accident or catastrophe.
  • Determines nature and extent of illness or injury, or magnitude of catastrophe, to establish first aid procedures to be followed or need for additional assistance, basing decisions on statements of people involved, examination of victim or victims, and knowledge of emergency medical practice.
  • Administers prescribed first-aid treatment at site of emergency, or in specially equipped vehicle, performing such activities as application of splints, administration of oxygen or intravenous injections, treatment of minor wounds or abrasions, or administration of artificial resuscitation.
  • This position requires certification as an EMT.
Rescue Worker Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Job family population: 251,860

Estimated population of Rescue Worker jobs: 124,530

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Rescue Worker Job Listings for New York, United States

Substance Abuse Counselor
Mar 8
Trenton, NJ, USA
Rescue Mission of Trenton
The Rescue Mission of Trenton is looking to expand our team of clinical staff members dedicated to ... The Mission is seeking licensed counselors (LCADC, LPC, LCSW) to work under the supervision of the ...
Sr. Accountant
Feb 9
Bronx, NY, USA
Children's Rescue Fund
Provide accounting support to Children's Rescue Fund locations and programs for efficient operation ... Collaborative working relationship with external and internal financial staff member's. Interact ...
Preschool Teacher
Mar 13
Bronx, NY, USA
Children's Rescue Fund
A minimum of two (2) years working in a child care setting with some supervisory experience. * Effective leadership and communication * Strong organizational skills * Team building
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Jan 13
Piscataway, NJ, USA
Arbor Rescue Squad Of Piscataway To
Comply with policies, procedures, SOPs, protocols of the rescue squad and NJDOH. * Communicate ... Therefore, employees must have no physical condition which would prohibit him/her from working ...
Housing Relocation Specialist
Dec 27
New York, NY, USA
Children's Rescue Fund
Regular contact with staff and volunteers working within Department to provide and obtain information. Frequent contacts with outside agencies including government agencies and housing resource and ...
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