Entry-Level Paramedic Salary

The average Entry-Level Paramedic can expect to rake in roughly $15.09 per hour. For the most part, Entry-Level Paramedics enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Entry-Level Paramedics greatly outnumber their female counterparts. While some workers in this profession — about one in four — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and over one-half have dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$25,395 - $52,965

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$11.45 - $19.93

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,395 - $52,965  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,163  
Total Pay (?
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$25,239 - $49,755  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 320
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.45 - $19.93  
   
Overtime
$15.73 - $29.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,163  
   
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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$25,239 - $49,755  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 737
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Paramedic Salaries

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
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Critical Care
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National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 119 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 24%
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