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

The average rate for an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic with Emergency Medical Services (EMS) skills is $12.47 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$24,242 - $61,042
(Median)
$24K
$37K
$61K
MEDIAN: $36,577
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$9.54 - $19.59
(Median)
$9
$12
$20
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,242 - $61,042  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $819  
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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$21,296 - $48,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.54 - $19.59  
   
Overtime
$13.59 - $27.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $819  
   
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).
)
$21,296 - $48,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 252
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Pay by Experience Level for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic with Emergency Medical Services (EMS) skills

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Experience Affects Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic with Emergency Medical Services (EMS) skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 29%
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