Average Paramedic Salary in Australia

AU$66,909
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AU$5,074
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The average salary for a Paramedic in Australia is AU$66,909.
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A$51k
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A$67k
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A$101k
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What Do Paramedics Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Paramedic

The top respondents for the job title Paramedic are from the companies Queensland Ambulance Service, Rural Ambulance Victoria and NSW Health. Reported salaries are highest at Rural Ambulance Victoria where the average pay is AU$97,045. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Queensland Ambulance Service, earning around AU$73,000. Ambulance Service of NSW pays the lowest at around AU$70,000. NSW Health also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$72,828.

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What Are Popular Skills for Paramedics?

Skills in Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Emergency/Trauma, Emergency Medicine and Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Emergency Response.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Paramedics?

An entry-level Paramedic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$59,690 based on 27 salaries. An early career Paramedic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$62,983 based on 180 salaries. A mid-career Paramedic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$75,728 based on 74 salaries. An experienced Paramedic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$82,225 based on 56 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$84,627.
Employees with Paramedic in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 36.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Gold Coast, Queensland (6.1% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (6.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 364 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.4%
Early Career
49.5%
Mid Career
20.3%
Experienced
15.4%
Late Career
7.4%