Entry-Level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic is $12.43 per hour.

$21,141 - $51,695
$21K
$35K
$52K
MEDIAN: $35,043
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$9.78 - $16.54
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$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.51
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$21,141 - $51,695  
   
Bonus
$50.34 - $1,987  
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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$20,679 - $42,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 135
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.78 - $16.54  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.59  
Overtime
$13.65 - $24.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$50.34 - $1,987  
   
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).
)
$20,679 - $42,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 430

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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic in Lodi:
"Things they don't tell you."
Be apart of the team. Don't let your superiors make you feel inferior. Do what you were trained to do. Gain knowledge, ask all questions necessary and see if it's what you really want. Expect no birthdays or Holidays. You're their to help people plain and simple. You will see things that will shake you up. Learn to have an out let. Someone to vent to. It will eat you up.

Key Stats for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
14%
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 41%
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