Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor Salary

Emergency Medical Services Supervisors in the United States take home an average $17.50 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $11.84 per hour, and the top verges on $25.33. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a fair number. Job satisfaction for Emergency Medical Services Supervisors is high. Emergency Medical Services Supervisors who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 65 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,492 - $73,530
(Median)
$30K
$48K
$74K
MEDIAN: $47,500
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$11.84 - $25.33
(Median)
$12
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,492 - $73,530  
   
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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$27,420 - $70,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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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$27,420 - $70,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $38K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $45K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $51K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $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 3%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 24%
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