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Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Captain Salary

An Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Captain earns an average salary of $51,546 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$32,338 - $77,179
(Median)
$32K
$52K
$77K
MEDIAN: $51,545
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$32,338 - $77,179  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,017  
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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$37,974 - $78,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Captain

  • Plan and direct the emergency medical services.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.
  • Directs the staff in effective and efficient use of emergency medical services.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Experience Affects Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Captain Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
$52,000

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 8%