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 $12.79 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$23,878 - $61,534
(Median)
$24K
$36K
$62K
MEDIAN: $36,233
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$9.60 - $18.46
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$23,878 - $61,534  
   
Bonus
$0.21 - $3,425  
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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$21,934 - $47,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.60 - $18.46  
   
Overtime
$13.53 - $27.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.21 - $3,425  
   
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).
)
$21,934 - $47,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 313
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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.

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Experience Affects Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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