The average salary for an Early-Career Paramedic in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$61,042.
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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 Response, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Emergency/Trauma are correlated to pay that is above average.
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$60,057 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Paramedic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$81,389 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Paramedic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$80,000 based on 8 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Paramedic in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 14.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (2.2% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (2.1% less).
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