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Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor Salary

The average Emergency Medical Services Supervisor in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $45K annually. Lower pay rates hover around $28K, and the higher rates verge on $65K per year. Men working as Emergency Medical Services Supervisors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. Most Emergency Medical Services Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly more than a fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by a majority. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$29,758 - $69,703
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MEDIAN: $44,580
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$11.20 - $23.49
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,758 - $69,703  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$28,041 - $64,679  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.20 - $23.49  
   
Overtime
$16.33 - $37.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
   
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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$28,041 - $64,679  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $41K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $45K on average. Emergency Medical Services Supervisors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $43K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $53K.

Experience Affects Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 23%