The average pay for an Entry-Level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic is $12.25 per hour.

$20,373 - $51,356
(Median)
$20K
$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $34,917
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$9.60 - $16.03
(Median)
$9
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$20,373 - $51,356  
   
Bonus
$175.00  
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).
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$20,470 - $42,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 143
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.60 - $16.03  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.59  
Overtime
$13.41 - $24.32  
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.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$175.00  
   
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).
)
$20,470 - $42,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 417
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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.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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