Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic with Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Skills Salary

An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic with Emergency Medical Services (EMS) skills earns an average wage of $12.84 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$23,878 - $61,825
$24K
$36K
$62K
MEDIAN: $35,853
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$9.77 - $18.25
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.84
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$23,878 - $61,825  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $3,394  
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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$22,125 - $48,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $18.25  
   
Overtime
$13.31 - $26.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $3,394  
   
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).
)
$22,125 - $48,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 322

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Pay by Experience Level for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic

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

Key Stats for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

Late-Career
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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