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Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor Salary

Emergency Medical Services Supervisors in the United States can expect wages of $17.35 per hour on average. Compensation ranges between $11.74 per hour and $25.52. Although slightly more than a fifth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and a fair number get dental coverage, too. Most Emergency Medical Services Supervisors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men make up the majority of Emergency Medical Services Supervisors (60 percent) survey respondents. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,550 - $71,293
(Median)
$30K
$45K
$71K
MEDIAN: $44,580
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$11.74 - $25.52
(Median)
$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,550 - $71,293  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,718  
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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$27,238 - $67,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $25.52  
   
Overtime
$16.27 - $37.35  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,718  
   
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).
)
$27,238 - $67,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Job Description for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor

  • Maintain departmental day-to-day emergency services, monitor and prioritize EMS staff workflow and schedules.
  • Ensure adherence to departmental policies and procedures.
  • Supervise staff and give clinical direction.
  • Assist in preparing and implementing ambulance contracts, and related policies and procedures.
  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff.

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Pay by Experience Level for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor

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


For Emergency Medical Services Supervisors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $41K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $43K. Emergency Medical Services Supervisors bring in $51K after working for 10 to 20 years. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $55K.

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Experience Affects Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 22%
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