Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor Salary

Emergency Medical Services Supervisors in the United States take home an average $17.50 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $11.84 per hour and $25.33. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men make up the majority of Emergency Medical Services Supervisors (65 percent) survey respondents. Although a fair number have medical coverage and a strong majority have dental coverage, one in four claim no health benefits at all. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$30,378 - $73,785

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$11.84 - $25.33

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,378 - $73,785  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,737  
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 - $71,037  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $25.33  
   
Overtime
$16.33 - $39.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,737  
   
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 - $71,037  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Job Description for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor

EMS supervisors are responsible for overseeing a team of medical professionals who administer basic care to those in need of assistance; a team of dispatchers may also be supervised.

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Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor Tasks

  • 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 many Emergency Medical Services Supervisors, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $37K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $45K. For Emergency Medical Services Supervisors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $51K. Emergency Medical Services Supervisors with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $55K.

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Experience Affects Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 24%
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