Paramedic Supervisor Salary
The average Paramedic Supervisor in the United States earns approximately $18.76 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Paramedic Supervisors (86 percent) who took the survey are men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Paramedic Supervisors. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$36,337 - $80,832|
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|$34,233 - $80,171|
|Hourly Rate||$13.83 - $31.37|
|Overtime||$20.50 - $46.04|
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Job Description for Paramedic Supervisor
A paramedic supervisor supervises a team of paramedics to provide emergency care to people in need and generally works on a team to respond to such calls.Read More...
The supervisor will carry out general paramedic duties, such as administering CPR and oxygen, controlling bleeding, and maintaining steady vitals. Record-keeping skills are also needed in order to adequately document patient ailments and the type of care administered. Strong communication skills are important to communicate both within the team and with outside parties, as the paramedic will transfer the patient to a physician when deemed necessary.
Paramedic supervisor will work to ensure that the team is following correct procedures according to company policy and all relevant laws and regulations. Periodically, the supervisor will be in charge of carrying out employee evaluations and making suggestions for improvements, and will also make sure that paramedics receive continuous training, including training for updated procedures to correct common mistakes. Therefore, it is also important for the supervisor to stay up-to-date in changes in the health field.
Public speaking skills may be beneficial, as paramedic supervisors may be directly responsible for administering training. When incidents are encountered on the team, the supervisor will need to investigate what went wrong and provide disciplinary action as necessary. Because this is a leadership position, many years of experience as a paramedic may be required. Paramedic supervisors must have all paramedic licensing up-to-date, as well.
Paramedic Supervisor Tasks
- Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff.
- Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
- Perform paramedic duties as needed.
- Maintain departmental day-to-day emergency services, monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
- Ensure adherence to departmental policies and procedures.
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Pay by Experience Level for Paramedic Supervisor
Pay by Experience for a Paramedic Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Paramedic Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paramedic Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Paramedic Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 31 salaries. A Paramedic Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 21 salaries.
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