Flight Paramedic Salary

The average Flight Paramedic in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $20.18 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $15.99 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $25.26. Men account for the majority of Flight Paramedics who responded to the questionnaire — 86 percent to be exact. Most Flight Paramedics like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$37,451 - $75,334
(Median)
$37K
$52K
$75K
MEDIAN: $52,451
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$15.99 - $25.26
(Median)
$16
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,451 - $75,334  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,624  
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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$36,421 - $66,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.99 - $25.26  
   
Overtime
$21.29 - $41.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,624  
   
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).
)
$36,421 - $66,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $46K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $49K. Flight Paramedics who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $51K. Flight Paramedics who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $54K.

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Experience Affects Flight Paramedic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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