Emergency Medical Services Supervisors in the United States take home approximately $15.18 per hour on average. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one-third lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. Male Emergency Medical Services Supervisors who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (68 percent) are men. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$43,451 - $82,416
$43K
$64K
$82K
MEDIAN: $64,265
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$11.69 - $28.60
$12
$15
$29
MEDIAN: $15.18
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$43,451 - $82,416  
   
Bonus
$100.00  
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).
)
$26,513 - $81,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.69 - $28.60  
   
Overtime
$17.09 - $42.57  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$100.00  
   
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).
)
$26,513 - $81,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor Tasks

  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate and assist in planning for community emergency and hazard preparedness programs.
  • Assist in preparing and implementing ambulance contracts, and related policies and procedures.
  • Maintain departmental day-to-day emergency services, monitor and prioritize EMS staff workflow and schedules.

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

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

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


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $46K on average. It is reported that median compensation in the five-to-10 year group declines to approximately $40K. Emergency Medical Services Supervisors see a median salary of $61K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $65K on average.

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor?

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor in Boston:
"Be patient, give people opportunity to perform."
People must be given the opportunity to perform what has been asked of them. The nature of the job requires patience to have experience over time that leads to wisdom used in order to manage emergency scenes in the future.

Key Stats for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
21%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 32%
ADVERTISEMENT