Flight Paramedic Salary

Male Flight Paramedics number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $20.14 per hour in the United States. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $16.94 per hour and $25.44. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$37,664 - $75,503
(Median)
$38K
$52K
$76K
MEDIAN: $52,350
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$16.94 - $25.44
(Median)
$17
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $20
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,664 - $75,503  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,649  
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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$37,165 - $65,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.94 - $25.44  
   
Overtime
$25.15 - $40.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,649  
   
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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$37,165 - $65,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Flight Paramedic

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


For Flight Paramedics, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $46K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $49K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $50K. Flight Paramedics who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $55K.

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Experience Affects Flight Paramedic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 12%
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