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Flight Paramedic Salary

Flight Paramedics in the United States take home an average $20.14 per hour. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Job satisfaction for Flight Paramedics is high. The vast majority (88 percent) of Flight Paramedics who answered the questionnaire are male. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$37,761 - $77,999
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $50,414
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$16.65 - $26.52
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,761 - $77,999  
   
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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$36,847 - $67,161  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.65 - $26.52  
   
Overtime
$25.41 - $40.46  
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).
)
$36,847 - $67,161  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 54
United States (change)

Job Description for Flight Paramedic

  • 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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $48K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $50K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Flight Paramedics make a median salary of $49K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $51K.

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Experience Affects Flight Paramedic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
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Experienced
0%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 13%