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All regulations and guidelines for EMT training in Wyoming come from the Wyoming Department of Health. We get in to the details about the training, how to get certified, licensed and how you can get started in this amazing allied health career in Wyoming!

Find EMT Programs in Wyoming Below

 

What is the process to become an Emergency Medical Technician in Wyoming?

If you would like to become an EMT or Paramedic in Wyoming, you’re going to be expected to finish a formal training course. It is a legal criteria that any EMT or Paramedic in the state have a professional certification. The following steps are necessary to become an EMT in Wyoming per the WY Dept. of Health guidelines.

Step 1: Complete an accredited EMT school in WY

You need to complete an accredited, WY Dept. Health approved and authorized Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training program. You need to have finished an accredited program in the previous 24 months and be placed on the National Registry (see below) prior to challenging the certification examination. All EMT programs are accredited and approved by the Wyoming Department of Health. EMT training is available at an assortment of institutions, some places where you can get your education are at junior colleges, trade schools, hospitals and traditional universities. You can even find them at firemen and police academies.

Step 2: Pass the NREMT Examinations for EMT Certification in WY

Wyoming uses the NREMT exam for certifying their emergency medical techs. It is a two exam certification process and is nationally recognized as the best way to test the knowledge and skills of an aspiring EMT. Pass the exams and you can apply for your license in Wyoming as an EMT. All NREMT tests in Wyoming are given by PearsonVue at their testing facilities across the state.

Step 3: Get Your EMT License in Wyoming and Get on EMT Registry

The final step in becoming an Emergency Medical Technician in Wyoming is to apply for your EMT license and get listed on the EMT registry from the NREMT. THe EMT registry costs $80 and after getting certified, you can get listed. To apply for licensure from the Wyoming Department of Health, you will need to create an account online with the Online Wyoming licensure System, or (OWLS) system. A background check and finger prints on an FBI blue card also will done for licensure. There is a $39 fee for the background check and a $5 fee for the fingerprinting.

How much do EMTs get paid in Wyoming?

Median salary and pay in Wyoming for an EMT is $34,350 per year and $16.52 per hour. The table below breaks all the salary data down by the cities and areas of the state.

LocationPay TypeLowMedianHigh
United StatesHourly$10.52$16.05$27.40
Yearly$21,880$33,380$56,990
WyomingHourly$9.10$16.52$24.63
Yearly$18,930$34,350$51,230
Casper, WYHourly$14.77$20.23$30.46
Yearly$30,730$42,070$63,360
Southwestern WyomingHourly$11.62$19.95$24.72
Yearly$24,170$41,490$51,420
Northeastern WyomingHourly$10.41$15.84$22.58
Yearly$21,650$32,950$46,960
Southeastern WyomingHourly$8.25$15.59$23.63
Yearly$17,160$32,430$49,160
Northwestern WyomingHourly$8.69$13.96$23.81
Yearly$18,080$29,030$49,520
Cheyenne, WYHourly$8.36$13.34$21.75
Yearly$17,390$27,760$45,240

The Jobs Outlook in Wyoming for EMTs

The medical field is enjoying unprecedented growth, following the national trend. EMT jobs in Wyoming are seeing an increase of 18% through the following decade as well!

Wyoming Dept. of Health Approved EMT Training Programs in WY

Below are all the EMT and paramedic training courses that are approved by the Wyoming Department of Health. We provide the program type, location, contact person with their contact email.

Wyoming Emergency Medical Technician Courses

Initial EMT Course Dubois First Responders Dugan, Cynthia cmdemt1986@usa.com

Initial EMT Course South Central WY Emergency Medical Services Sikes, Melisa msikes26@gmail.com

Initial EMT Course Pine Bluffs-EMS Currie, Patrick 7pvcurrie@gmail.com

Initial EMT Course Northwest College Jacobs, Jonathan jjacobs@wphcody.org

Initial EMT Course Campbell County Health – EMS Long, Colleen colleen.long@cchwyo.org

Initial EMT Course Sheridan College Buss, Michael bjmprcble2@aol.com

Initial EMT Course Newcastle Ambulance Service Hawley, Matthew mhawley107633@outlook.com

Initial EMT Course Western Wyoming Community College Appleby, Andrew aappleby@westernwyoming.edu 

Initial EMT Course Alpine FD Jorgensen, Philip Pnjorgensen@yahoo.com

Initial EMT Course Centennial Fire Department & Rescue Orde, Curtiss fs14@aol.com

Initial EMT Course Memorial Hospital of Converse County Brown, James jpbrown67@yahoo.com

Initial EMT Course Torrington Ambulance Service Yates, Darin dyates@torringtonems.org

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Courses

Initial AEMT Course LCCC Retz, Charles cretz@lccc.wy.edu

Initial AEMT Course Laramie Fire Dept. Haefner, Corey chaefner@cityoflaramie.org

Initial AEMT Course Western Wyoming Community College Appleby, Andrew aappleby@westernwyoming.edu 

Initial AEMT Course Casper College Christiansen, Russell rchristiansen@caspercollege.edu 

Initial AEMT Course Evansville Fire – EMS Gacke, Matthew mattgacke@msn.com

Initial AEMT Course Ten Sleep Ambulance Mills, Becky tensleepemt@hotmail.com

Wyoming Intermediate Emergency Medical Technician Courses

Initial Intermediate Course Memorial Hospital of Carbon County Parks, Mary-Kathi kathi.parks@gmail.com

Initial Intermediate Course South Lincoln EMS Kramer, William wkramer@southlincolnmedical.com

Wyoming Paramedic Training Classes

Initial Paramedic Course LCCC Retz, Charles cretz@lccc.wy.edu