Flight Paramedic Salary

Flight Paramedics in the United States pull down an average of $21.00 per hour. For the most part, Flight Paramedics enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Flight Paramedics (82 percent) survey respondents are men. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,858 - $68,669
$36K
$50K
$69K
MEDIAN: $50,428
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$14.65 - $27.54
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Salary $35,858 - $68,669
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$34,999 - $65,065
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $14.65 - $27.54
Overtime $13.17 - $39.22
Annual Data $0$65K
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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$34,999 - $65,065
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 59

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Job Description for Flight Paramedic

Flight paramedics are medical workers responsible for treatment of patients while in transit via aircraft. This often involves meeting a patient via plane, taking the patient onboard, and trying to keep the patient in a stable condition while the plane transports them to a medical facility. They often are accompanied by another medical professional, such as a physician or registered nurse.

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Flight Paramedic Tasks

  • Administer pre-hospital complex first-aid treatment and life-support care from initial contact until the patient is relinquished to a medical facility.
  • Maintain medical and communication equipment, and replenish first-aid equipment and supplies.
  • Assist in pre-mission liftoff checklists, and provide radio, navigational, or visual support for the pilot as needed.
  • Attend pre-mission briefings and post-mission debriefings, and ensure all necessary documentation is completed.

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Pay by Experience Level for Flight Paramedic

Pay by Experience for a Flight Paramedic has a positive trend. An entry-level Flight Paramedic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 43 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Flight Paramedic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Flight Paramedic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 35 salaries. A Flight Paramedic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 16 salaries.

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Key Stats for Flight Paramedic

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Flight Paramedic Salaries

Experienced
▲1%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Late-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 12%
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