The average pay for an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic is C$54,095 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$39,171 - C$72,617
C$39K
C$59K
C$73K
MEDIAN: C$58,763
10%
50%
90%
C$14.58 - C$29.80
C$15
C$26
C$30
MEDIAN: C$25.77
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$72K
Salary C$39,171 - C$72,617
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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C$31,146 - C$67,377
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 24
Hourly Data C$0C$45
Hourly Rate C$14.58 - C$29.80
Overtime C$37.43
Annual Data C$0C$67K
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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C$31,146 - C$67,377
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedics are the medical personnel that hold perhaps the most vital position in emergency medical care. Without their expertise, far more people would die before even making it to a hospital for treatment. While EMTs/Paramedics are not usually technically medical doctors, they can be thought of much as mobile emergency doctors. They are trained in all fields of personal injury and medical conditions.

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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic Tasks

  • Assess nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures.
  • Operate equipment such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) or complete endotracheal intubations.
  • Administer oral or intravenous drugs.
  • Administer complex first-aid treatment and life-support care to sick or injured persons in prehospital setting.
  • Maintain vehicles and medical and communication equipment, and replenish first-aid equipment and supplies.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic Job Listings

Key Stats for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic Salaries

▲1%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
C$56,000

Experienced
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 19%