The average salary for a Paramedic in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$61,328.
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Job Description for Paramedic
Paramedics are essential employees in emergency response situations, as they are the ones who respond to emergencies, such as 911 calls, and provide immediate treatment and relocation to a hospital. Paramedics are required to be alert and think quickly, and they must be able to lift bodies onto gurneys and transport them from the scene of an accident to an ambulance, which makes the work of a paramedic both physically and mentally demanding. Paramedics must also be able to administer CPR to pati…Read more
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Popular Skills for Paramedic
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Skills in Emergency/Trauma are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Emergency Response and Emergency Medical Services (EMS).
Pay by Experience Level for Paramedic
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$54,000 based on 6 salaries. An early career Paramedic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$59,691 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Paramedic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$65,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Paramedic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$74,000 based on 13 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Paramedic in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 22.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (20.3% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (14.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hobart, Tasmania (1.2% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (0.9% less).
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