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

An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic with Emergency Medical Services (EMS) skills earns an average wage of $12.52 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
$25,943 - $60,000
(Median)
26K
38K
48K
60K
MEDIAN: $38,028
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$9.61 - $19.66
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,943 - $60,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $705  
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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$21,205 - $49,564  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.61 - $19.66  
   
Overtime
$13.77 - $27.42  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $705  
   
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).
)
$21,205 - $49,564  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 183
United States (change)

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Pay by Experience Level for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic with Emergency Medical Services (EMS) skills

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

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

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 27%