Paramedic Salary (Canada)

The average pay for a Paramedic is C$25.62 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Paramedic Total Pay (?
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C$31,862 - C$82,025
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MEDIAN: C$51,593
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Paramedic Total Pay (?
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C$16.42 - C$36.05
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MEDIAN: C$25.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$29KC$58KC$87K
Salary
C$31,862 - C$82,025  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$3,916  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$33,978 - C$85,627  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 221
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$21C$42C$63
Hourly Rate
C$16.42 - C$36.05  
   
Overtime
C$25.53 - C$60.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$3,916  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$33,978 - C$85,627  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 221
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Pay by Experience Level for Paramedic

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Edmonton
up arrow 10%
Toronto
up arrow 9%
Vancouver
up arrow 6%
Calgary
up arrow 5%
National Average
C$57,000
Winnipeg
up arrow 8%
Halifax
up arrow 9%
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Paramedic Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Paramedic in Vancouver:
"You're The First Ones On The Scene! Be Safe, Be Ready."
Always do what you can to make people feel more secure and NEVER doubt your abilities.

Experience Affects Paramedic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Mid-Career
up arrow 17%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
National Average
C$57,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 22%
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